Figure 1.

Hydrodynamic model of the brain, showing the interactions between the arterial and venous blood flows and the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). SSS, superior sagittal sinus; STS, straight sinus; SAS, sub-arachnoid space; AV, arachnoid villi; CP, choroid plexus; FM, foramen magnum; WM, windkessel mechanism; SR, Starling resistor; VL, lateral ventricle; V3, third ventricle; V4, fourth ventricle; AoS, aqueduct of Sylvius; IJV, internal jugular vein; VV, vertebral veins.

Beggs BMC Medicine 2013 11:142   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-142
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