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By Walter Grand

Four
master neurosurgeons carry a wealth of collective neurosurgical and
neuroendovascular event to this extraordinary reference e-book, which
melds an in depth anatomical atlas with scientific purposes. The
authors offer case stories and pearls that exhibit how anatomy
impacts medical perform judgements for aneurysm, stroke, and
skull-base disease.

Highlights:

  • Comprehensive diversifications of the vasculature on the Circle of Willis, cortical branches, and secondary arteries
  • Range and usual measurements of the main serious vessels
  • Hundreds of colour photos elucidate distinct anatomical cadaver dissections
  • Exquisite illustrations by means of Paul H. Dressel

This
richly illustrated, entire anatomical source is a needs to have
for neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, and neurologists. even if you are
a training clinician or resident, examining this e-book will greatly
expand your "vision" and sharpen your perception.

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1 ╇ 2 ╇ 3 ╇ 4 ╇ 5 ╇ 6 ╇ 7 ╇ 8 ╇ 9 10 vertebral artery posterior meningeal artery posterior inferior cerebellar artery basilar artery anterior inferior cerebellar artery lateral pontine branches superior cerebellar artery posterior cerebral artery cerebellar hemispheric branches in the great horizontal fissure superior cerebellar artery branches 1╅ Basic Anatomy Fig. 25╅ Lateral left vertebral intracranial angiogram. 1 2 3 4 5 anterior medullary segment of posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) lateral medullary segment (PICA) posterior medullary segment (PICA) supra-tonsillar segment (PICA) hemispheric and vermian branches (PICA) 19 20 Vasculature of the Brain and Cranial Base: Variations in Clinical Anatomy Fig.

3╇ Case 3 A 12-year-old boy presented with a syncopal event and rapidly increasing right-sided facial swelling. MRI revealed a posterior, nasopharyngeal, uniformly enhancing mass with prominent flow voids extending into the maxillary sinus anteroinferiorly, the right orbit, and the ethmoid and sphenoid sinuses. Computed tomography (CT) confirmed erosion and remodeling of bone. Angiography revealed a prominent vascular supply from the terminal external carotid artery branches of the internal maxillary artery, including the middle meningeal, accessory meningeal, sphenopalatine, and ethmoidal branches.

The angular artery is an important collateralization with the ophthalmic artery distribution as an alternative retrograde blood supply to the internal carotid artery system. Close to its origin, the facial artery gives off the ascending palatine artery, which passes to the tonsils and the eustachian tube. Despite the description in many texts of a bifurcation of the external carotid artery into the superficial temporal artery and internal maxillary artery, on occasion, the external carotid artery has a major bifurcation after the facial artery, with a posterior branch becoming the occipital artery and, at times, an occipital artery–ascending pharyngeal complex.

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