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Cerebral Venous System and Implications in Neurosurgery

  • Yongxin Zhang
  • Wanling Wen
  • Qinghai Huang
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Part of the Springer Series in Translational Stroke Research book series (SSTSR)

Abstract

The cerebral venous system is a vital component of cerebral circulation. However, the anatomy and physiological function has not been thoroughly understood. We reviewed the anatomic features and physiological function of certain cerebral venous structures based on experimental and surgical experiences, and trying to provide some notes for neurosurgeons on evaluating and managing cerebral venous structures during open cranial surgery and some clues for function study as well.

Keywords

Cerebral veins Anatomy Physiology Neurosurgery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yongxin Zhang
    • 1
  • Wanling Wen
    • 2
  • Qinghai Huang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryChanghai HospitalShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyThe 306 Hospital of PLABeijingChina

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