Textbook of Anatomy Abdomen and Lower Limb;, Volume 2

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Mar 6, 2014 - Medical - 520 pages

The Second Edition of this Volume is updated in accordance with the syllabus of Anatomy recommended by the Medical Council of India. It covers in detail the anatomy of abdomen and lower limb. Following recent trends of anatomy education, the book in addition to basic information provides knowledge on anatomical, embryological, and histological basis of clinical conditions through its features — Clinical Correlation and Clinical Case Study. Written in simple and easy-to-understand language, this profusely illustrated book provides knowledge of anatomy without extraneous details – ideal for undergraduate medical and dental students. It is highly recommended for those preparing for various entrance examinations, like PG entrance, USMLE, PLAB, etc.

Salient Features

  • Detailed exposition on abdominal hernias, joints, and nerve injuries
  • Chapters on anterior abdominal wall; inguinal region/groin; male external genital organs; liver and extrahepatic biliary apparatus; kidneys, ureters and suprarenal glands; urinary bladder and urethra; bones of the lower limb; medial side of the thigh; back of the leg; joints of the lower limb; innervation of the lower limb have been revised thoroughly
  • Clinical Correlations integrated in the text, highlighting practical application of anatomical facts, have been modified extensively
  • Addition of new line diagrams and improvement in earlier diagrams
  • Addition of halftone figures to enrich the understanding of clinical correlations
  • Inclusion of new tables and flowcharts and revision in earlier tables
  • Clinical Case Study at the end of each chapter to initiate interest of students in problem based learning (PBL)
  • Additional information of higher academic value presented in a simple way in N.B. to make it more interesting for readers, especially aspiring postgraduates
  • Important facts useful for candidates appearing in various entrance examinations like PGME, USMLE, PLAB, listed under Golden Facts to Remember
  • Multiple Choice Questions at the end of the book for self-assessment of the topics studied

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CHAPTER 2 Osteology of the Abdomen
CHAPTER 3 Anterior Abdominal Wall
CHAPTER 4 Inguinal Reg ionGroin
CHAPTER 5 Male External Genital Organs
CHAPTER 6 Abdominal Cavity and Peritoneum
CHAPTER 7 Abdominal Part of Esophagus Stomach and Spleen
CHAPTER 8 Liver and Extrahepatic Biliary Apparatus
CHAPTER 9 Duodenum Pancreas and Portal Vein
CHAPTER 20 Introduction to the Lower Limb
CHAPTER 21 Bones of the Lower Limb
CHAPTER 22 Front of the Thigh
CHAPTER 23 Medial Side of the Thigh
CHAPTER 24 Gluteal Region
Chapter 25 Back of the Thigh and Popliteal Fossa
Chapter 26 Hip Joint
Chapter 27 Front of the Leg and Dorsum of the Foot

CHAPTER 10 Small and Large Intestines
CHAPTER11 Kidneys Ureters and Suprarenal Glands
CHAPTER 12 Posterior Abdominal Wall and Associated Structures
CHAPTER 13 Pelvis
CHAPTER 14 Pelvic Walls and Associated Soft Tissue Structures
CHAPTER 15 Perineum
CHAPTER 16 Urinary Bladder and Urethra
CHAPTER 17 Male Genital Organs
CHAPTER 18 Female Genital Organs
CHAPTER 19 Rectum and Anal Canal
CHAPTER 28 Lateral and Medial Sides of the Leg
CHAPTER 29 Back of the Leg
CHPATER 30 Sole of the Foot
CHAPTER 31 Arches of the Foot
CHAPTER 32 Joints of the Lower Limb
CHAPTER 33 Venous and Lymphatic Drainage of the Lower Limb
CHAPTER 34 Innervation of the Lower Limb
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Vishram Singh is presently Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, and Member of the Academic Council and Core Committee PhD Course, Santosh Medical College, Santosh University, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is also Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the Anatomical Society of India. He holds MBBS and MS (Anatomy) degrees from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, UP. Professor Singh has been teaching anatomy to undergraduate and postgraduate students at several colleges and institutes like King George’s Medical College, and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and has been an examiner to various colleges and universities. He has more than 40 years of experience in teaching, research, and clinical practice. He is the recipient of The Best Teacher and Researcher Award from Al-Arab Medical University, Benghazi, Libya. He is an expert in anatomy and has more than 15 books to his credit and published several research articles in national and international journals.

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