Our Brain – One of the Biggest Challenges for X-ray Technology
Side view of the vascular structures inside the skull; Cinematic Rendering based on image data from a scan using a C-arm for angiography
Source: 2016 I Siemens Healthcare GmbH /Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, Prof. Dr. med. Michael Knauth / PD Dr. med. Marios Psychogios, Göttingen, Deutschland
As the Greek philosopher and natural scientist Aristotle pondered the enigmatic parts and organs of the human body, he postulated that the brain was made up of the elements earth and water. Today – almost 2,400 years later – we have gained numerous fascinating insights into our nervous system and the jelly-like mass inside our head.