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What Is the Prevalence of DVST vs Sinus Compression for Overlying Skull Fracture?

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Objective: To evaluate the prevalence and discernibility of dural venous sinus thrombosis (DVST) versus direct sinus compression in the setting of an overlying skull fracture. Design: Retrospective review of 107 patients who had an acute fracture overlying the dural sinus and underwent initial head multidetector CT (MDCT) venography examinations at a level 1 trauma center over 8 years from 2006 through 2013. Methods: The reviewers classified the findings of each CT venography exami more...
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