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This live session was hosted on:
June 16, 2022  15:00-16:00 UTC


Session Description:
This webinar will feature talks by Prof. Diana Aguiar de Sousa and Dr. Nicoletta Riva addressing risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment options for Cerebral Vein Thrombosis and Portal Vein Thrombosis.

Event Outline:


  • Introduction by Dr. Leonardo Brandão
  • Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: An Update - Diana Aguiar de Sousa, M.D., Ph.D. (~20 minutes)
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis - Nicoletta Riva, M.D., Ph.D. (~20 minutes)
  • Q&A with audience (15 minutes)
Learning Objectives

Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: An Update
  • Summarize recent advances on the diagnosis and management of patients with CVT
  • Provide an overview of new insights into the pathophysiology of brain damage in CVT
  • Briefly summarize what is currently known about CVT, related to vaccine induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia 
​Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Describe the main risk factors for portal vein thrombosis
  • Evaluate the role of the different imaging techniques for portal vein thrombosis
  • Apply the general principles of anticoagulant therapy to patients with portal vein thrombosis

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