This regional textbook of anatomy is aimed at trainee surgeons and medical students. Throughout it is rich in applied clinical content, knowledge of which is essential for both clinical examination and surgical procedures. Although regional in approach each chapter is structured to clearly explain the structure and function of the component systems. The author brings his continuing experience of teaching anatomy to trainee surgeons to ensure the contents reflects the changing emphasis of anatomical knowledge now required.
Contents continues to evolve to reflect need of trainee surgeons preparing for the MRCS and similar examinations.
Continued increase in clinical application and selectivity in anatomical detail.
Further refinement of anatomical drawings.
CHAPTER 1 Introduction to regional anatomy 1. Tissues and structures 1 2. Nervous system 3. Embryology 4. Anatomy of the child CHAPTER 2 Upper limb 1. Pectoral girdle 2. Shoulder 3. Axilla 4. Breast 5. Anterior compartment of the arm 6. Posterior compartment of the arm 7. Anterior compartment of the forearm 8. Posterior compartment of the forearm 9. Wrist and hand 10. Summary of upper limb innervation 11. Summary of upper limb nerve injuries 12. Osteology of the upper limb CHAPTER 3 Lower limb 1. Anterior compartment of the thigh 2. Medial compartment of the thigh 3. Gluteal region and hip joint 4. Posterior compartment of the thigh 5. Popliteal fossa and knee joint 6. Anterior compartment of the leg 7. Dorsum of the foot 8. Lateral compartment of the leg 9. Posterior compartment of the leg 10. Sole of the foot 11. Ankle and foot joints 12. Summary of lower limb innervation 13. Summary of lower limb nerve injuries 14. Osteology of the lower limb CHAPTER 4 Thorax 1. Body wall 2. Thoracic wall and diaphragm 3. Thoracic cavity 4. Superior mediastinum 5. Anterior mediastinum 6. Middle mediastinum and heart 7. Posterior mediastinum 8. Pleura 9. Lungs 10. Osteology of the thorax CHAPTER 5 Abdomen 1. Anterior abdominal wall 2. Abdominal cavity 3. Peritoneum 4. Development of the gut 5. Vessels and nerves of the gut 6. Gastrointestinal tract 7. Liver and biliary tract 8. Pancreas 9. Spleen 10. Posterior abdominal wall 11. Kidneys, ureters and suprarenal glands 12. Pelvic cavity 13. Rectum 14. Urinary bladder and ureters in the pelvis 15. Male internal genital organs 16. Female internal genital organs and urethra 17. Pelvic vessels and nerves 18. Perineum 19. Male urogenital region 20. Female urogenital region 21. Pelvic joints and ligaments 22. Summary of lumbar and sacral plexuses CHAPTER 6 Head and neck and spine 1. General topography of the neck 2. Triangles of the neck 3. Prevertebral region 4. Root of the neck 5. Face 6. Scalp 7. Parotid region 8. Infratemporal region 9. Pterygopalatine fossa 10. Nose and paranasal sinuses 11. Mouth and hard palate 12. Pharynx and soft palate 13. Larynx 14. Orbit and eye 15. Lymph drainage of head and neck 16. Temporomandibular joint 17. Ear 18. Vertebral column 19. Osteology of vertebrae 20. Cranial cavity and meninges 21. Cranial fossae 22. Vertebral canal CHAPTER 7 Central nervous system 1. Forebrain 2. Brainstem 3. Cerebellum 4. Spinal cord 5. Development of the spinal cord and brainstem nuclei 6. Summary of cranial nerves 7. Summary of cranial nerve lesions CHAPTER 8 Osteology of the skull and hyoid bone 1. Skull 2. Hyoid bone Biographical notes Index