Vascular anatomy of the spinal cord

W. E. Krauss

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Knowledge of spinal cord vascular anatomy is essential to the neurosurgeon planning and undertaking procedures on vascular lesions of the spinal cord. This article relates general concepts and nomenclature regarding this unique circulation and describes the regional and segmental arterial and venous anatomy of the spinal cord. The article concludes with surgical considerations and recommendations based on this anatomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-15
Number of pages7
JournalNeurosurgery clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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