The Human Central Nervous System

A Synopsis and Atlas

  • Rudolf Nieuwenhuys
  • Jan Voogd
  • Christiaan van Huijzen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VI
  2. Rudolf Nieuwenhuys, Jan Voogd, Christiaan Van Huijzen
    Pages 1-4
  3. Rudolf Nieuwenhuys, Jan Voogd, Christiaan Van Huijzen
    Pages 5-31
  4. Rudolf Nieuwenhuys, Jan Voogd, Christiaan Van Huijzen
    Pages 33-61
  5. Rudolf Nieuwenhuys, Jan Voogd, Christiaan Van Huijzen
    Pages 63-105
  6. Rudolf Nieuwenhuys, Jan Voogd, Christiaan Van Huijzen
    Pages 107-226
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 227-256

About this book


Purpose and Plan This atlas, though primarily intended for medical students, mayaiso be expected to This atlas has been designed with the object be useful as a quick pictorial review for of providing a comprehensive pictorial practitioners in the various neurological survey of the macroscopic and microscopic SClences. structure of the human central nervous s- tem. The pictorial material encompasses 154 Material, Techniques, and Preparation half-tone and li ne drawings, all derived of the Illustrations from original macroscopic and microscopic preparations. Considerable thought has The gross anatomical section of this atlas been given in the preparation of these draw­ is based on eight brains and one spinal cord of adult individuals with no record of n- ings to an optimal combination of c1arity and exactness. Moreover great pains have rological diseases. These specimens were been taken to achieve a maximal coherence fixed for at least two months in formalin. of thematically related figures. The illustra­ One specimen was used for the illustrations tions are arranged in four sections. The first showing the external morphology. This section depicts the gross appearance and brain was then serially sliced into 2-mm­ three-dimensional structure of the brain thick sections in the coronal plane. Three and spinal cord. The second section in­ other brains were sliced in the three other c1udes dra wings of a number of wh oIe brain conventional planes: sagittal, horizontal slices, sectioned in four different directions.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Rudolf Nieuwenhuys
    • 1
  • Jan Voogd
    • 2
    • 3
  • Christiaan van Huijzen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnatomyUniversity of NijmegenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Section on Neuroanatomy, Department of AnatomyUniversity of LeidenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of AnatomyFree University of Brussels (V.U.B.)Belgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-08903-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-96477-0
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