Intracranial venous system

Venous sinuses: locations on axial cuts (MRI of the brain after medium contrast administration)

Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 1.    1, internal jugular vein. 2, nasopharynx. 3, internal carotid artery. 4, cerebellum.
  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 1.    1, internal jugular vein. 2, nasopharynx. 3, internal carotid artery. 4, cerebellum.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 2.    1, internal carotid artery. 2, Jugular bulb. 3, Sigmoid sinus. 4, cerebellum.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 3.    1, Junction Sigmoid sinus/Transverse sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 4.    1, Transverse sinus (Right side). 2, Transverse sinus (Left side).

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 5.    1, Sinus confluence (Torcular Herophili). 2, Tentorial veins.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 6.    1, Straight sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 7.    1, Straight sinus. 2, Superior sagittal sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 8.    1, Straight sinus. 2, Superior sagittal sinus.

  • 1, Internal cerebral veins. 2, Vein of Galen. 3, Straight sinus. 4, Superior sagittal sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 9.    1, Upper end of the Vein of Galen. 2, Superior sagittal sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 10.    1, Frontal cortical vein. 2, Superior sagittal sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 11.    1, Inferior sagittal sinus. 2, Superior sagittal sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 12.    1, Inferior sagittal sinus. 2, Anterior end of superior sagittal sinus. 2, Posterior end of superior sagittal sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 13.    1, Anterior end of superior sagittal sinus. 2, Posterior end of superior sagittal sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 14.    1, Frontal cortical vein. 2, Anterior end of superior sagittal sinus. 3, Posterior end of superior sagittal sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 15.    1, Anterior end of superior sagittal sinus. 2, Posterior end of superior sagittal sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 16.    1, Anterior end of superior sagittal sinus. 2, Posterior end of superior sagittal sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, axial view, Image 17.    1, Superior sagittal sinus.

Venous sinuses: locations on sagittal and coronal slices (MRI of the brain after medium contrast administration)

Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, sagittal view, Image 1.    1, Superior sagittal sinus. 2, Inferior sagittal sinus. 3, Straight sinus. 4, Sinus confluence. 5, Vein of Galen. 6, Internal cerebral vein.
  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, sagittal view, Image 1.    1, Superior sagittal sinus. 2, Inferior sagittal sinus. 3, Straight sinus. 4, Sinus confluence. 5, Vein of Galen. 6, Internal cerebral vein.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, coronal view, Image 2.    1, Superior sagittal sinus. 2, Left internal jugular vein.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, coronal view, Image 3.    1, Superior sagittal sinus. 2, Sigmoid sinus (Left side).

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, coronal view, Image 4.    1, Sigmoid sinus (Right side). 2, Superior sagittal sinus.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, coronal view, Image 5.    1, Transverse sinus (Right side). 2, Internal cerebral vein. 3, Superior sagittal sinus. 4, Sigmoid sinus (Left side).

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, coronal view, Image 6.    1, Transverse sinus (Right side). 2, Superior sagittal sinus. 3, Transverse sinus (Left side).

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, coronal view, Image 7.    1, Transverse sinus (Right side). 2, Straight sinus. 3, Superior sagittal sinus. 4, Transverse sinus (Left side).

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, coronal view, Image 8.    1, Transverse sinus (Right side). 2, Straight sinus. 3, Superior sagittal sinus. 4, Transverse sinus (Left side).

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, coronal view, Image 9.    1, Transverse sinus (Right side). 2, Straight sinus. 3, Superior sagittal sinus. 4, Transverse sinus (Left side).

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, coronal view, Image 10.    1, Transverse sinus (Right side). 2, Superior sagittal sinus. 3, Transverse sinus (Left side).

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, coronal view, Image 11.    1, Transverse sinus. 2, Superior sagittal sinus. 3, Sinus confluence.

  • Venous sinus, T1 after medium contrast, coronal view, Image 12.    1, Superior sagittal sinus.

Venous sinuses of the brain: sequence Time-of-flight

Dural venous sinus, TOF, Image 1.    1, Transverse sinus. 2, Superior sagittal sinus. 3, Sigmoid sinus. 4, Jugular bulb.
  • Dural venous sinus, TOF, Image 1.    1, Transverse sinus. 2, Superior sagittal sinus. 3, Sigmoid sinus. 4, Jugular bulb.

  • Dural venous sinus, TOF, Image 2.    1, Superior sagittal sinus. 2, Confluence of sinuses or torcular herophili. 3, Transverse sinus.

  • Dural venous sinus, TOF, Image 3.    1, Superior sagittal sinus. 2, Transverse sinus. 3, Sinus confluence.

  • Dural venous sinus, TOF, Image 4.    1, Superior sagittal sinus. 2, Sigmoid sinus. 3, Transverse sinus.

  • Dural venous sinus, TOF, Image 5.    1, Transverse sinus (Right side). 2, Sigmoid sinus (Right side). 3, Superior sagittal sinus. 4, Sigmoid sinus (Left side). 5, Transverse sinus (Left side).

  • Dural venous sinus, TOF, Image 6.    1, Superior sagittal sinus. 2, Vein of Labbé. 3, Sigmoid sinus. 4, Transverse sinus.

  • Dural venous sinus, TOF, Image 7.    1, Sigmoid sinus (Right side). 2, Superior sagittal sinus. 3, Sigmoid sinus (Left side). 4, Vein of Labbé. 5, Transverse sinus (Left side). 6, Transverse sinus (Right side)

  • Dural venous sinus, TOF, Image 8.    1, Superior sagittal sinus. 2, Jugular bulb. 3, Sigmoid sinus (Left side). 4, Transverse sinus (Left side).

  • Dural venous sinus, TOF, Image 9.    1, Jugular bulb. 2, Sigmoid sinus (Left side). 3, Transverse sinus (Left side). 4, Superior sagittal sinus. 5, Sinus confluence.

  • Dural venous sinus, TOF, Image 10.    1, Jugular bulb. 2, Sigmoid sinus (Left side). 3, Transverse sinus (Left side). 4, Superior sagittal sinus. 5, Sinus confluence.

  • Dural venous sinus, TOF, Image 11.    1, Superior sagittal sinus. 2, Sigmoid sinus (Right side). 3, Jugular bulb. 4, Transverse sinus (Left side).

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