- The Great vein of Galen is formed by union of two internal cerebral veins and basal vein of Rosenthal
- It drains into the straight sinus (Continuation of inferior sagittal sinus)
- Vein of Galen malformation presents with high output cardiac failure
- MC sinus involved in cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT): Superior sagittal sinus
- Radiological sign of CVT in CECT Brain:
The empty delta sign consists of a triangular area of enhancement with a relatively low-attenuating center, which is the thrombosed sinus.
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