Circle of Willis

Size Guide
Print Size Chart

Inches Millimeters
5 x 7 127 x 178
8 x 10 203 x 254
11 x 14 279 x 356
12 x 12 305 x 305
12 x 16 305 x 406
16 x 20 406 x 508
18 x 24 457 x 610
24 x 36 610 x 914


International (ISO) A Series

 A Size Inches Millimeter
A5 5.8 x 8.3 148 x 210
A4 8.3 x 11.7 210 x 297
A3 11.7 x 16.5 297 x 420
A2 16.5 x 23.4 420 x 594
A1 23.4 x 33.1 594 x 841

 

 

 

 

This is a fine art print created from my original watercolor painting. Imagine looking 'up' at the base of the brain, and there you will find the circle of Willis, a circular network in which the internal carotid artery system meets up and mingle lovingly with the arteries which supply vital brain structures. Interestingly, variations within the circle of Willis which occur during it's fetal development are common. And these variations may significantly influence the growth and development of the brain, in addition to being a risk factor in developing certain diseases. All this just makes me want to run of and get imaging of my of circle of Willis! 

References:
Raybaud C. 2010. Normal and abnormal embryology and development of theintracranial vascular system. Neurosurg Clin N Am 21:399–426.
Singh R et al. Int Surg J. 2017 Apr;4(4):1249-1258.
Wentland AL et al. 2010. Fetal origin of the posterior cerebral artery produces left–right asymmetry on perfusion imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 31:448–453.

 

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