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July 1981

Heparin-Urokinase Treatment in Aseptic Dural Sinus Thrombosis

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Neurosurgery (Drs Di Rocco and Iannelli), Internal Medicine (Drs Leone and Valori), and Radiology (Dr Moschini), Catholic University, Rome.

Arch Neurol. 1981;38(7):431-435. doi:10.1001/archneur.1981.00510070065011

• Five patients affected by aseptic dural sinus thrombosis have been treated with a combination of heparin sodium and urokinase. In all of them, the therapy was followed by complete clinical recovery. Postoperative cerebral angiography showed patency of the involved sinuses in all.

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