BRS Neuroanatomy, 4th Edition by James D. Fix

By James D. Fix

Designed basically for clinical and dental scholars getting ready for the USMLE Step 1 and different examinations, this booklet provides the necessities of human neuroanatomy in a succinct define structure with ample illustrations. Over six hundred USMLE-style questions with entire solutions and causes are integrated, a few on the finish of every bankruptcy and a few in an end-of-book accomplished exam. This version makes use of colour to delineate neuroanatomical pathways and spotlight medical correlations. New scientific MRI and MRA pictures were additional. Questions stick with the scientific vignette-based layout of the present USMLE. A better half site on thePoint bargains speedy entry to the full, absolutely searchable textual content and all questions from the ebook.

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Coronal section through the thalamus, ventral posteromedial nucleus (VPM) and the ventral posterolateral nucleus (VPL), posterior limb of the internal capsule, substantia nigra, and red nucleus. The optic tract lies dorsal to the temporal horn of the lateral ventricle. (Reprinted with permission from Roberts M, Hanaway J, Morest DK: Atlas of the Human Brain in Section, 2nd ed. qxd 06/06/2007 07:31 PM Page 16 PPG Ranjit-01:Desktop Folder:untitled folder: Techbooks Inferior olivary nucleus Medial lemniscus Cerebral aqueduct Internal capsule Posterior commissure Lateral posterior nucleus Third ventricle Caudate nucleus Decussation of superior cerebellar peduncles Fornix Cingulate gyrus Figure 1-14.

C. Subfornical organ • is located on the inferior surface of the fornix at the level of the interventricular foramen of Monro. • contains neurons that project to the supraoptic nuclei and the organum vasculosum. • is a central receptor site for angiotensin II. D. Subcommissural organ • is located below the posterior commissure at the junction of the third ventricle and the cerebral aqueduct. • is composed of specialized ependymal cells, glial elements, and a capillary bed containing nonfenestrated endothelial cells.

Central artery of the retina • is a branch of the ophthalmic artery. • provides the only blood supply to the inner five layers of the retina. • is an end artery; its occlusion results in blindness. 3. Posterior communicating artery (see Figures 3-2 and 3-6) • arises from the carotid siphon and joins the posterior cerebral artery. Figure 3-5. Cortical branches of the posterior cerebral artery seen from the ventral and medial surfaces. The splenium of the corpus callosum is supplied by the callosal branch of the posterior cerebral artery.

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