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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For example, venous infarction related to dural venous sinus thrombosis may be the suspected underlying cause of a new-onset seizure in the pediatric population; thus, an MR or CT venogram should be performed.
Frameless stereotactic feedback enables doctors to perform surgery using a smaller incision and also reduces the risk of inadvertent venous sinus injury.
Cerebral venous sinus narrowing has been reported in up to 90% of patients with IIH in recent studies (1).
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in children: risk factors, presentation, diagnosis and outcome.
It is also associated with transverse venous sinus stenosis (71).
According to a statement issued New Year's Eve, a scan discovered the clot in the right transverse venous sinus, the space between her brain and her skull, but there was no stroke or neurological damage.
Raised ICP may be caused by a number of reasons, the commonest being an intracranial space-occupying lesion (eg a brain tumour or abscess), intracranial haemorrhage (stroke, trauma), hydrocephalus, meningitis, dural venous sinus thrombosis or idiopathic (pseudotumour cerebri).
Nagai M, Terao S, Yilmaz G, Yilmaz CE, Esmon CT, Watanabe E, Granger DN: Roles of inflammation and the activated protein C pathway in the brain edema associated with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.
The events included strokes, brain hemorrhages, and venous sinus thrombosis.
Treatment involves surgical exploration of the mastoid cavity, venous sinus decompression, and long-term antibiotic therapy.
11) Computed tomography can confirm arterial ischaemic stroke and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis.
Studies have previously described LS with thrombosis of the carotid artery, intracranial venous sinus and abdominopelvic vessels (1); only three have ever described involvement of the EJV.