To prevent recurrent venous thrombotic events after acute cerebral venous or dural sinus thrombosis, guidelines recommend long-term oral anticoagulation with vitamin K antagonists. Non-vitamin K oral anticoagulant experience in cerebral venous or dural sinus thrombosis is limited to case reports and series.

I’m Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins, Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke and I spoke with Professor Jose Ferro from University of Lisbon – Neurology Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal.

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Rationale, design, and protocol of a randomized controlled trial of the safety and efficacy of dabigatran etexilate versus dose-adjusted warfarin in patients  with cerebral venous thrombosis  SAGE LINK 

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