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The Human Brain and Spinal Cord : Functional Neuroanatomy and Dissection Guide : Computers in Health Care - Lennart Heimer

The Human Brain and Spinal Cord : Functional Neuroanatomy and Dissection Guide

Computers in Health Care

Paperback ISBN: 9780387942278
Number Of Pages: 506

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Extensively rewritten and reorganized, the new edition of this renowned neuroanatomy reference now includes numerous MR and CT scans precisely correlated with both normal anatomy and clinical examples. The updated and expanded dissection guide, unique to this book, is now even more thoroughly integrated with the text. The second edition also features over 100 new illustrations and a new chapter on chemical neuroanatomy.

"The book can be recommended without reservations...the practicing clinician will enjoy taking this book in his hands." Neurosurgical Review

1 Introduction.- 1 Basic Design and Terminology.- 2 Development of the Nervous System.- 3 Meninges and Cerebrospinal Fluid.- 2 Dissection of the Brain.- 4 Dissection of the Brain.- First Dissection: Meninges and Subarachnoid Cisterns; Superficial Arteries, Vertebral-Basilar System; Internal Carotid System; Basal Surface and Cranial Nerves.- Second Dissection: Midsagittal Section; Lobes, Sulci, and Gyri.- Third Dissection: White Matter; Blunt Dissection of Major Fiber Systems.- Fourth Dissection: Ventricular System, Hippocampus Formation, Thalamus, and Basal Ganglia.- Fifth Dissection: Fourth Ventricle, Cerebellum, Brain Stem.- 3 Atlas of the Brain.- 5 Atlas of the Brain: Frontal, Sagittal, and Horizontal Brain Sections; Anatomical Correlation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).- 4 Functional Neuroanatomy.- 6 Neurohistology.- 7 Neuroanatomic Techniques.- 8 The Spinal Cord.- 9 Ascending Sensory Pathways.- 10 Brain Stem, Monoaminergic Pathways, and Reticular Formation.- 11 Cranial Nerves.- 12 Olfactory System.- 13 Visual System.- 14 Auditory System.- 15 Spinal Cord Motor Structures and the Descending Supraspinal Pathways.- 16 Basal Ganglia and Related Basal Forebrain Structures.- 17 Cerebellum.- 18 Hypothalamus.- 19 The Autonomic Nervous System.- 20 Amygdaloid Body and Extended Amygdala.- 21 Hippocampal Formation.- 22 Cerebral Cortex and Thalamus.- 23 Neurotransmitters.- 24 Cerebrovascular System.- Peripheral Nerves.- General References.

ISBN: 9780387942278
ISBN-10: 0387942270
Series: Computers in Health Care
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 506
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.72 x 19.0  x 2.41
Weight (kg): 1.02
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised