Identifying trends in the incidence of cerebral venous thrombosis in the United States

Takeaway

  • Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) hospitalizations increased substantially between 2006–2016 and incidence differed significantly between race, gender and age.

Why this matters

    It is important to determine the epidemiological characteristics and risk factors associated with CVT in individuals in the United States to further understand the underlying reasons for the changing trend.