Atlas of Hand Anatomy and Clinical Implications

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Mosby, 2004 - Medical - 599 pages
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Here's a comprehensive new full-color atlas that demonstrates every aspect of hand anatomy, the cornerstone on which all successful hand surgery is built. It is written by respected plastic and orthopedic surgeons, who emphasize how readers can achieve excellent surgical results through a detailed understanding of the anatomic structures of the hand. Over 1,100 brilliant line drawings clarify etiology, structural mechanisms, pathologic clinical presentations, and much more.

  • Features over 1000 original full-color illustrations-all drawn by a single experienced medical illustrator-in a full color format.
  • Organizes content into 6 easy-to-reference units: Surface Anatomy and Integument, Bones and Joints, Muscles and Tendons, Vessels, Nerves and Cross-Sectional Anatomy of the Upper Extremity for ease of reference.
  • Provides anatomic variations of muscles, vessels, and nerves in each section for clear understanding of presenting syndromes.
  • Discusses important topics such as nerve compression syndromes, extensor apparatus, fibrous sheath of flexor tendon, TFCC, retinaculum, incisions, nail, and more, as they apply to the clinical practice.

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Terminology for Movements and Functions of the Hand
Structural Alignment and Static Postures

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