Jonathan S. Citow, R. Loch Macdonald, Daniel Refai's Comprehensive Neurosurgery Board Review (2nd Edition) PDF

By Jonathan S. Citow, R. Loch Macdonald, Daniel Refai

The second one version of complete Neurosurgery Board assessment includes the entire info you must organize for the yank Board of Neurological surgical procedure (ABNS) written exam. Authored by means of a workforce of professional clinicians and neurosurgery trainees who earned most sensible ratings on their checks, this version distills the present wisdom of the neurosciences and crucial info for scientific perform. Six chapters offer complete insurance of center innovations in anatomy, body structure, pathology, radiology, neurology, neurosurgery, and demanding care.

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4. Thalamostriate vein. 5. Atrial vein. 6. Basal vein of Rosenthal. 7. Vein of Galen. 8. In­ ternal cerebral vein. 9. Venous angle. (From Alleyne Jr. CH. Neurosurgery Board Review. New York, NY: Thieme;1997. ) Fig. 13 Dural sinus tributaries from the cerebral veins (after Rauber and Kopsch). Right lat­eral view. Venous blood collected deep within the brain drains to the dural sinuses through superficial and deep cerebral veins. The red ­arrows in the diagram show the principle directions of venous blood flow in the major sinuses.

15) Artery Vascular Territory Vertebral arteries Posterior spinal artery Supplies posterior ⅓ of the spinal cord Anterior spinal artery Supplies anterior ⅔ of the spinal cord Two anterior spinal arteries join at the medulla to enter the anterior median fissure as a single artery (to become the anterior median spinal artery) Radicular arteries Anterior radicular arteries Comprised of 2–17 arteries: Cervical 6, thoracic 2–4, lumbar 1–2 arteries Artery of Adamkiewicz: A major anterior radicular artery originating at the lower thoracic or upper lumbar spine (the largest); travels with the spinal roots Most frequent on the left side (75% of population) Joins the anterior spinal artery Posterior radicular arteries Comprised of 10–23 arteries Divide at the posterolateral spinal cord surface and joins the paired posterior spinal arteries Blood Supply to the Spinal Cord 25 Fig.

Caudate subcomponents 1. Head — contiguous with the anterior perforated substance 2. Body — separated from the thalamus by the stria terminalis and the terminal vein 3. Tail — in the roof of the temporal horn near the amygdala 4. Nucleus accumbens septi — located where the caudate and putamen meet anteriorly 46 1 Anatomy Fig. 30 Blood supply to the thala­ mus and striatum. D. Striatum 1. Striatal input — cortex, thalamic CM and parafascicular nuclei, SN, midbrain dorsal raphe nucleus, and the lateral amygdala.

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