cerebral vein

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Noun1.cerebral vein - any of several veins serving the cerebral hemispheres of the brain
anterior cerebral vein, vena cerebri anterior - accompanies the anterior cerebral artery and empties into the basal vein
great cerebral vein, vena cerebri magna - a cerebral vein formed by the two internal cerebral veins and continuing into the sinus rectus
inferior cerebral vein, venae cerebrum inferior - veins that drain the undersurface of the cerebral hemispheres and empty into the cavernous and transverse sinuses
internal cerebral vein, vena cerebrum internus - two paired veins passing caudally near the midline and uniting to form the great cerebral vein
middle cerebral vein, vena cerebri media - either of two cerebral veins
superior cerebral vein, vena cerebrum superior - a cerebral vein that drains the dorsal convexity of the cerebral hemisphere and empties into the cavernous sinus
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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Anticoagulant treatment in cerebral vein thrombosis that occurs during pregnancy consists of administering LMWH during pregnancy, continuing after birth with VKAs [15].
In International Study CVT (Study on Cerebral Vein and Dural Sinus Thrombosis), 44% of the cases were reported to have more than one reason, and 22% had hereditary thrombotic factors (26).
The internal cerebral veins run posteriorly in the roof of third ventricle and join under the splenium of the corpus callosum to form the great cerebral vein.
The vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation (VGAM) is a rare congenital vascular malformation characterized by the shunting of the arterial fow into an enlarged cerebral vein of Galen.
Cranial MR demonstrated thrombosis of the great cerebral vein, straight sinus, right transverse sinus, and sigmoid sinus together with infarction in the bilateral thalamus.
The venous phase of cerebral angiography would show a filling defect in the thrombosed cerebral vein or sinus [6].
The deep venous system includes the basal and internal cerebral veins, great cerebral vein (of Galen) and straight sinus, which drain the deep gray nuclei.
Intracranial hypotension is usually a benign condition; however, it can lead to subdural hemorrhage (SDH) and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) due to laceration of superior cerebral vein or arachnoid granulations [1].
The spectrum of presentations of venous infarction caused by deep cerebral vein thrombosis.
The risk of clot propagation with surgery and ligation of the internal jugular vein has been shown to carry a risk of only 2.7% of cerebral vein or dural sinus thrombosis.
A rare case of superior sagittal sinus thrombosis has been reported in association with Evans syndrome of hemolytic anemia, [7] but as far as we know the association of cerebral vein thrombosis with TTP is extremely rare.
Because ICH was thought to be an arterial hemorrhagic brain injury, there is little attention to the role of cerebral vein or venule in ICH pathophysiology [1, 2].

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