venous sinus


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Noun1.venous sinus - a wide channel containing bloodvenous sinus - a wide channel containing blood; does not have the coating of an ordinary blood vessel
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
cavernous sinus, sinus cavernosus - either of a pair of large venous sinuses in the cranial cavity
coronary sinus, sinus coronarius - a short sinus receiving most of the veins of the heart; empties into the right atrium
sigmoid sinus, sinus sigmoideus - an S-shaped dural sinus on the temporal and occipital bones
sinus rectus, straight sinus, tentorial sinus - an unpaired sinus of the dura mater
sinus transversus, transverse sinus - a paired dural sinus; terminates in the sigmoid sinus
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and MR-venography (MRV) are important in the exclusion of other clinical causes that may increase ICP In addition, the presence of at least 3 neuroimaging findings consistent with the diagnosis of IIH (empty sella, flattened posterior globe/sclera, transverse cerebral venous sinus stenosis and distention of the perioptic subarachnoid space with or without tortuosity of the optic nerve) supports the diagnosis of IIH in patients without papilledema.
A repeat CT angio- and venogram still showed venous sinus thrombosis as before, with improvement in the size of the occipital lobe infarct.
Vicki had no further dramatic health problems - apart from having her appendix removed at 14 - until she reached 19, when she was put on blood thinners for a cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.
His daughter Gladys Amadi is admitted to the Nairobi Women's Hospital with multiple complications including cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST).The condition occurs when a blood clot forms in the brain's venous sinuses.
Lateral posterior fossa venous sinus relationships to surface landmarks.
Magnetic resonance venography (MRV) with contrast of the brain showed possible stenosis at the junction of the transverse and sigmoid sinuses but no mass lesion nor venous sinus thrombosis.
The extent of tumor resection was noted using Simpson grading system: grade I--complete removal of tumor with excision of its dural attachment and any abnormal bone including resection of venous sinus if involved; grade II--complete tumor removal with coagulation of its dural attachment; grade III--complete tumor removal of intradural tumor without resection or coagulation of its dural attachment or extradural extension; grade IV--partial tumor removal, leaving intradural tumor in situ; and grade V--decompression with or without biopsy (7).
Acquired and congenital risk factors associated with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rare type of these complications, especially in meningococcal meningitis.
Sebire et al12 also observed a similar frequency of 62% for neurological deficit but they reported much higher mortalityrate of 11.9% among Canadian children presenting with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.
The presentations of this metabolic disorder include developmental delay, intellectual disability, epilepsy, ectopia lentis, myopia, hypopigmentation of the skin and hair, marfanoid habitus, and thromboembolic disorders.[3] These manifestations are often overlooked in the early stage until the occur of thrombotic events like cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST).
When clear reflux drained from the opened venous sinus fixation with 10 ml Bouins solution (Adam & Czihak) was started using the same flow rate.