[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
May 1960

Anastomoses Between the Leptomeningeal Arteries of the Brain.

Author Affiliations

By Henri M. Vander Eecken, M.D. Price, $7.50. Pp. 160, with 62 illustrations. Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 301-327 E. Lawrence Ave., Springfield, Ill., 1959.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1960;105(5):820. doi:10.1001/archinte.1960.00270170158022

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


This is an excellent monograph reflecting a great amount of exacting work. It has long been felt that the major cerebral arteries were end-arteries. However, it has been observed by neuropathologists that the area of infarcted brain did not always correspond with the region of supply of the occluded vessel. The obvious explanation was anastomotic channels between the major cerebral arteries. The author has studied these leptomeningeal artery anastomoses from an embryologic, anatomic, and pathologic standpoint. The book is beautifully illustrated. This is a definitive monograph and will, undoubtedly, remain a classic in the field of cerebral vascular disease.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview