By Armin K. Thron M.D. (auth.)
The concept for this treatise at the radiological anatomy of superficial and deep spinal twine vasculature advanced from day-by-day regimen neuroradiological paintings. This used to be additionally the cause of subdividing the monograph right into a postmortem anatomical and a medical half. the particular value of a transparent perception of radio anatomic basics used to be made transparent by way of many scientific meetings with neurologists, neurosurgeons and orthopedists, the place an absence of data approximately medullary syndromes of suspected vascular starting place grew to become obvious. additionally between neuroradiologists there's nonetheless frequent uncertainty within the interpretation of myelograms and angiographies in such instances. A research of the spinal cord's angioarchitecture is the entire extra justified and invaluable contemplating the titanic variety of descriptions of cerebro vascular anatomy and pathology. The scientific problem posed via sufferers struggling with partial or whole transverse spinal lesions has grown because of new diagnostic and healing techniques. Myelography utilizing water-soluble distinction media, X-ray computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and spinal angiography this present day enable and require either past and topographically and pathogenetically extra precise category of ailments of the spinal twine and its surrounding buildings. because of growth in microneurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology, even intramedullary lesions became progressively more available and treatable. for this reason this monograph as a rule addresses these all for invasive healing options and who're conversant in the translation of radio anatomic findings. A complete description of medullary vascular syndromes will be past the scope of this treatise.