MRI Cross Sectional Anatomy of the Spine

miklJuly 24, 2016
5 images
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was first used to visualize multiple sclerosis (MS) in the upper cervical spine in the late 1980s.[1] Spinal MS is often associated with concomitant brain lesions; however, as many as 20% of patients with spinal lesions do not have intracranial plaques. Contrary to the brain, white and gray matter can both […]

MRI Cross Sectional Anatomy of the Brain

miklJuly 24, 2016
6 images
To load the Brain MRI anatomy module in a new window click on its image above. Given that the file is large, loading may take a few minutes. The module interface is meant to mimic a radiology workstation with adjacent image scrolling via arrow keys and or mouse wheel button. Hover the cursor over a […]

MRI Brainstem Anatomy

miklJuly 23, 2016
9 images
The brainstem provides the main motor and sensory innervation to the face and neck via the cranial nerves. It also provides the connection of the cerebrum, basal ganglia, diencephalon, cerebellum and spinal cord. Additionally, there are other other brainstem nuclei. The brainstem also plays an important role in the regulation of cardiac and respiratory function. […]

MRI Brain Vascular Anatomy

miklJuly 23, 2016
6 images
An understanding of cerebral vascular territories is important in understanding stroke and complications from surgery and endovascular procedures. Although one could be excused for thinking that within the brain, such a carefully organised organ, blood supply would be constant, the truth is that a great deal of variety exists. Two main factors contribute to vascular […]