For May 2015 we have selected: The CADISS trial investigators. Antiplatelet treatment compared with anticoagulation treatment for cervical artery dissection (CADISS): a randomized trial. Lancet Neurology 2015;14:361-367. The treatment of extracranial carotid and vertebral artery dissection is still empirical. There is not enough data currently supporting the efficacy of antiplatelet or anticoagulant treatment to prevent a secondary cerebral ischemic event, estimated around 15-20% in some observational studies.
by Vanja Basic Kes and Vida Demarin A 46-year-old male was admitted to hospital one month after he had experienced pain in the right side of the neck. Some days later he had noticed choreatic movements of his left arm.… Continue Reading