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Risk of recurrence of cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis during subsequent pregnancy and puerperium
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    Dear Editor

    We thank Dr Kumar for his interest[1] in our article.[2] I agree, that our data are not sufficient to evaluate the true risk of recurrence of cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis (CVST) in women with inherited thrombophilic disorders. However, we stated in our article that the risk of recurrence is probably higher if a thrombophilia is present and that all women with either prior cerebral or extrace...

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    Risk of recurrent cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis during subsequent pregnancy and puerperium
    • Sudhir Kumar, Consultant Neurologist
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      • Mathew Alexander, Chandran Gnanamuthu

    Dear Editor

    I read with great interest the recent article by Mehraein et al.[1] They have studied an important aspect of risk of recurrence of cerebral and venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) and concluded that subsequent pregnancies can be safely advised in women with this condition. However, we would like to make certain observations.

    As the authors have mentioned, thrombophilic states have not b...

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