Neurovascular anatomy in relation to intracranial neoplasms

Tasneem F. Hasan, Oluwaseun O. Akinduro, Neil Haranhalli, Rabih G. Tawk

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The neurovascular anatomy is highly complex, and knowledge of the neurovasculature is essential to improve neurosurgical outcome. The diagnosis and management of intracranial neoplasms and other neurological disorders depends on an extensive awareness of the general neuroanatomy and its close relation to the neurovasculature. Recognition of anatomical variations, anomalies, and malformations within the neurovascular tree is crucial to improving surgical outcomes and preventing neurosurgical complications. In this chapter, the neurovascular anatomy and its relation to common intracranial neoplasms is discussed, with illustrative case representations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComprehensive Overview of Modern Surgical Approaches to Intrinsic Brain Tumors
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9780128117835
ISBN (Print)9780128117842
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Malformations
  • Malignant astrocytoma
  • Neurovascular anatomy
  • Tumor embolization
  • Tumor vascularity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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