Neurovascular imaging: MRI & microangiography
- Department of Interventional Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
- Correspondence to Dr Ronil V Chandra, Department of Interventional Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA;
Contributors All authors contributed to the design, writing and final editing of the book review.
- arteriovenous malformation
- posterior fossa
‘Be sure to grasp the tip of the tail of the horse that is flying in space and time’, reads the Japanese inscription in editor Shoki Takahashi's illustration that introduces his preface. Clinicians must constantly strive to keep abreast of rapidly advancing non-invasive imaging developments that provide increasing neurovascular anatomical detail. Shoki Takahashi has brought together Japanese experts in Neurovascular Imaging: MRI & Microangiography to produce a timely review of neurovascular anatomy and pathology applicable to rapidly advancing modern MRI.
This compact 515-page book is divided into three parts—Part I: ‘Normal Anatomy of Brain Vessels’, Part II: ‘Neurovascular Imaging in Pathology’, and Part III: ‘Anatomy and Imaging of Spinal vessels’. The chapters in Part I include ‘The Main Trunks and Major Arteries of the Cerebrum’, ‘Basal Perforating Arteries’, ‘Infratentorial Arteries’, ‘Perforating Branches …