The Ciba Collection of Medical Illustrations: Digestive system: pt. 1. Upper digestive tract. [c1959]. pt. 2. Lower digestive tract. [c1962, 1979]. pt. 3. Liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. [2d ed., c1964

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Ciba Pharmaceutical Products, 1959 - Anatomy, Pathological - 243 pages
The information is divided as follows: development of the digestive tract; anatomy of the abdomen; anatomy of the lower digestive tract; functional and diagnostic aspects of the lower digestive tract; diseases of the lower digestive tract; diseases and injuries of the abdominal cavity; hernias.

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Part I
Anar Anatomy of the Abdomen
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Frank Netter (1906-1991) is regarded by many as the most accomplished and influential medical illustrator of the 20th century. A trained and qualified physician, Dr. Netter utilized his artistic skills for medical illustration as a way to make extra money during the depression. He quickly found that his unique talents were in high demand and soon pursued medical illustration full-time. His most significant collection of work was done through an exclusive partnership with Ciba Geigy in which he produced over 4,000 gouche and watercolour paintings that illustrate various aspects of anatomy, illness, trauma, development and malformation, pathology, medical testing, and patient care. Netter characterized his style as "readily understandable, yet instructive and useful realism without the clutter of confusing minutiae," and while this is true, it does not do justice to the power of his sheer artistic skill, correctness, and ability to communicate the complexity of the human body with bot

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