Atlas Of The Human Brain

Hardcover | November 30, 2015

byJuergen K. Mai

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The fourth edition of Atlas of the Human Brain presents the anatomy of the brain at macroscopic and microscopic levels, featuring different aspects of brain morphology and topography. This greatly enlarged new edition provides the most detailed and accurate delineations of brain structure available. It includes features which assist in the new fields of neuroscience functional imaging, resting state imaging and tractography. Atlas of the Human Brain is an essential guide to those working with human brain imaging or attempting to relate their observations on experimental animals to humans. Totally new in this edition is the inclusion of Nissl plates with delineation of cortical areas Brodmann's areas , the first time that these areas have been presented in serial histological sections. The contents of the Atlas of the brain in MNI stereotaxic space has been extensively expanded from 143 pages, showing 69 levels through the hemisphere, to 314 pages representing 99 levels. In addition to the fiber-stained myelin plates, we now provide fifty new Nissl plates covering cytoarchitecture. These are interdigitated within the existing myelin plates of the stereotaxic atlas. All photographic plates now represent the complete hemisphere. All photographs of the cell- and fiber-stained sections have been transformed to fit the MNI-space. Major fiber tracts are identified in the fiber-stained sections. In the Nissl plates cortical delineations Brodmann's areas are provided for the first time. The number of diagrams increased to 99. They were now generated from the 3D reconstruction of the hemisphere registered to the MNI- stereotaxic space. They can be used for immediate comparison between our atlas and experimental and clinical imaging results. Parts of cortical areas are displayed at high magnification on the facing page of full page Nissl sections. Images selected highlight those areas which are thought to correspond with those published by von Economo and Koskinas 1925 . A novel way of depicting cortical areal pattern is used: The cortical cytoarchitectonic ribbon is unfolded and presented linearly. This linear representation of the cortex enables the comparison of different interpretations of cortecal areas and allows mapping of activation sites. Low magnification diagrams in the horizontal axial and sagittal planes are included, calculated from the 3D model of the atlas brain.

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The fourth edition of Atlas of the Human Brain presents the anatomy of the brain at macroscopic and microscopic levels, featuring different aspects of brain morphology and topography. This greatly enlarged new edition provides the most detailed and accurate delineations of brain structure available. It includes features which assist in...

Jürgen Konrad Mai studied medicine in Freiburg, Germany, Vienna and UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, U.S.A. Student and Medical practices in Freiburg (Clinic for Neurosurgery), Berlin and Düsseldorf. Dissertation ("summa cum laude") and habilitation were awarded by the University of Düsseldorf: After a period as GP in private pr...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:456 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 30, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128028009

ISBN - 13:9780128028001

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Three Atlases of the Brain in the Head 1.1 Materials and Methods 1.2 Horizontal Atlas 1.3 Coronal Atlas 1.4 Sagittal Atlas

Part 2: Myelo- and Cyto-architectonic Atlas of the Human Brain in Stereotaxic (MNI)Space 2.1 Materials and Methods 2.2 Surface Views 2.3 Plates, Figures and Diagrams 2.4 Diagrams with Reduced Detail 2.5 Maps of Subcortical Areas 2.6 Published Studies Referring to the Brain Represented in the Myelo- and Cyto-architectonic