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Chapter-01 Surface Anatomy with a Clinical Perspective by Appaji Ashwini C, Kulkarni Roopa (2017) Edition : 1/e

The objective of this chapter is to introduce the surface anatomy with a clinical perspective. Surface anatomy is defined as to outline the organs and important internal structures on the surface of the body. The surface anatomy is very much essential because the body cannot be opened everytime, a diagnosis of a disease needs to be done as to which organ is ... [More]

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Chapter-01 Tissue Fixation and Fixatives by Mondal Santosh Kumar (2017) Edition : 1/e

Histological techniques are a series of processes by which the tissues are prepared for microscopic examination. It starts with fixation and continues with dehydration, clearing, embedding, cutting and staining. Fixation is defined as a complex series of chemical and physical events which prevents or at least minimizes tissue decomposition and it differs for... [More]

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Chapter-01 Upper Limb by Tuli Anita, Raheja Shashi, Agarwal Sneh (2017) Edition : 1/e

This chapter focuses on upper limb. Landmarks of upper limb, back, relationship of vertebral spines with other landmarks, surface marking, nerves, palpable pulses and palpable nerves of upper limb, and retinacula are covered throughout this chapter. This chapter contains the surface anatomy diagrams that show important anatomical landmarks related to surface... [More]

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Chapter-02 Lower Limb by Tuli Anita, Raheja Shashi, Agarwal Sneh (2017) Edition : 1/e

This chapter focuses on the lower limb. Bony landmarks in the inguinal region and lower limb, vessels and nerve in front of the thigh, nerves at the back of the lower limb, front of the leg and dorsum of the foot, back of the leg and sole, palpable pulses of the lower limb, sites of readily palpable nerves, and planes are covered throughout this chapter. Thi... [More]

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Chapter-02 Surface Anatomy of the Thorax by Appaji Ashwini C, Kulkarni Roopa (2017) Edition : 1/e

The aim of this chapter is to focus on surface anatomy of the thorax. Surface anatomy is defined as to outline the organs and important internal structures on the surface of the body. The surface anatomy is very much essential because the body cannot be opened everytime, a diagnosis of a disease needs to be done as to which organ is affected. Sternum is divi... [More]

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Chapter-02 Tissue Processing, Microtomy and Paraffin Sections by Mondal Santosh Kumar (2017) Edition : 1/e

Tissue contains intracellular as well as extracellular water which should be removed as paraffin wax is not miscible with water. Also, most fixatives are water-based (like formalin) so there must be some processes which remove this water and allow paraffin wax impregnation. The whole process is called tissue processing. The steps in tissue processing are deh... [More]

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Chapter-03 Cryostat and Frozen Section by Mondal Santosh Kumar (2017) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses on cryostat and frozen section. The basic principle in frozen section is to freeze the tissue so that the water within the tissue transforms into ice. The tissue becomes firms. This ice acts as the embedding medium. We can adjust the consistency of the frozen block by adjusting the temperature of the tissue. The majority of unfixed non... [More]

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Chapter-03 Head & Neck and Brain by Tuli Anita, Raheja Shashi, Agarwal Sneh (2017) Edition : 1/e

This chapter focuses on head & neck and brain. Surface landmarks of skull, bony landmarks of neck, and arteries in the head & neck and face covering maxillary artery, veins and nerves, parotid salivary gland and submandibular gland are covered in this chapter. This chapter contains the surface anatomy diagrams that show important anatomical landmarks related... [More]