dural venous sinuses

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du·ral venous si·nus·es

endothelium-lined venous channels in the dura mater.

dural venous sinuses

endothelial-lined spaces between the outer periosteal and inner meningeal layers of the dura mater into which empty the cerebral veins, the cerebellar veins, and the veins draining the brainstem and that lead to the internal jugular veins.

du·ral ve·nous si·nus·es

(dūr'ăl vē'nŭs sī'nŭs-ĕz) [TA]
Endothelium-lined venous channels in the dura mater.
Synonym(s): venous sinuses.
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6) They asserted that treatment recommendations based on the neurology, hematology, and neurosurgery literature--which deal with cerebral sinus thrombosis in a variety of locations with both septic and aseptic etiologies and more severe outcomes--were not necessarily applicable to patients with otogenic sigmoid sinus thrombosis.
Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of anticoagulant treatment with low-molecular-weight heparin for cerebral sinus thrombosis.
Thrombosis on the fetal side can be a source of emboli that bypass hepatic and pulmonary circulation and travel to the fetal brain and cause a catastrophic event, such as perinatal arterial stroke via arterial thrombosis, cerebral sinus venous thrombosis, or ranal vein thrombosis.
Stam J, de Bruijn SFTM, DeVeber G Anticoagulation for cerebral sinus thrombosis (Review) 2007 The Cochrane Collaboration issue 4
This condition is also referred to as cortical venous, cerebral sinus, cerebral venous sinus, or dural sinus thrombosis.
The blood in the jugular bulb is a mixture of blood draining from the confluence of the cerebral sinus (CCS) and blood drained directly into the transverse sinus.