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New York/Stuttgart –Nothing is more striking in neurovascular anatomy than the brain’s myriad varieties of branching and configuration of vessels. The illustrations and figures in Vasculature of the Brain and Cranial Base, Second Edition, recently published by Thieme, are meant to expand the “vision” of the neurosurgeon in the surgical field and sharpen the perception of the neuroradiologist, neuroendovascular interventionist and neurologist.

A new neuroendovascular correlative section at the end of each anatomical chapter, reflecting the vast neuroendovascular experience of Drs. Siddiqui and Mocco, adds a clinical dimension to this anatomical atlas.


  • Comprehensive variations of the vasculature at the Circle of Willis, cortical branches, and secondary arteries
  • Range and average measurements of the most critical vessels
  • Hundreds of color photographs elucidate precise anatomical cadaver dissections
  • Exquisite illustrations by Paul H. Dressel

This richly illustrated, comprehensive anatomical resource is a must have for neurosurgeons, neuroendovascular surgeon, neuroradiologists, and neurologists.


Grand et al.
Vasculature of the Brain and Cranial Base, Second Edition
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2016
350 pp, 621 illustrations
ISBN: 9781604068856
eBook - Available from, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9781604068863


About the Authors
Walter Grand, MD, is Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery and Anatomy, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, New York, USA.
L. Nelson Hopkins, MD, FACS, is Distinguished Professor of Neurosurgery and Professor of Radiology, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; Founder, Gates Vascular Institute; and Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Jacobs Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA.
Adnan H. Siddiqui, MD, PhD, FAHA, is Vice-Chairman and Professor of Neurosurgery, Director, Neuroendovascular Fellowship Program and Toshiba Stroke & Vascular Research Center, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences; Director, Neurosurgical Stroke Service, Kaleida Health; and Director, Training & Education, Jacobs Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA.
J Mocco, MD, MS, is Professor and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Neurosurgery, and Director of the Cerebrovascular Center, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York, USA.


About Thieme
Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, Medlantis, Thieme E-Journals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit

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