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Involvement of Cerebral Venous System in Ischemic Stroke

  • Lu-Sha Tong
  • Yan-nan Yu
  • Jiping Tang
  • Min Lou
  • John H. Zhang
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Part of the Springer Series in Translational Stroke Research book series (SSTSR)

Abstract

Recently, growing body of clinical evidence revealed the involvement of cerebral veins in ischemic stroke. The cerebral venous vasculature is no more a simple drainage system, but an active modulator for brain perfusion under hypo- or hyperperfusion conditions. In this chapter, evidence about cerebral medullary veins, cortical veins and venous outflow from cranium is provided. And the probable regulatory mechanisms are also described.

Keywords

Stroke Cerebral veins Treatment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lu-Sha Tong
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yan-nan Yu
    • 1
  • Jiping Tang
    • 2
  • Min Lou
    • 1
  • John H. Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyThe Second Affiliated Hospital of School of Medicine, Zhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesiology and PhysiologyLoma Linda UniversityLoma LindaUSA

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