Histomorphology and Ultrastructure of the Cerebro-Venous System

  • W. Roggendorf


During the last decade our knowledge and understanding of the structure and organization of the cerebral venous system has dramatically increased. Detailed descriptions of the ultrastructure of the venous system in various species including man are available. Different types of innervation have been reported and refined methods using corrosion casts and Indian ink injections have allowed investigation of the angioarchitecture of the intracerebral and meningeal venous vessels. This chapter focuses on the angioarchitecture, ultrastructure, and specialized structures of the venous vessel wall as a basis for the understanding of thrombosis of the dural sinuses.


Dura Mater Sinus Thrombosis Venous Vessel Postcapillary Venule Dural Venous Sinus 
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  • W. Roggendorf
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  1. 1.Institute for Brain ResearchUniversity of TübingenTübingenGermany

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