© 1985

Anatomy in Surgery


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Head

    1. Philip Thorek
      Pages 1-6
    2. Philip Thorek
      Pages 7-27
    3. Philip Thorek
      Pages 28-57
    4. Philip Thorek
      Pages 58-70
    5. Philip Thorek
      Pages 71-117
    6. Philip Thorek
      Pages 118-163
  3. Neck

    1. Philip Thorek
      Pages 164-175
    2. Philip Thorek
      Pages 176-246
    3. Philip Thorek
      Pages 247-251
  4. Thorax

    1. Philip Thorek
      Pages 252-266
    2. Philip Thorek
      Pages 267-279
    3. Philip Thorek
      Pages 280-290
    4. Philip Thorek
      Pages 291-299
    5. Philip Thorek
      Pages 300-313
    6. Philip Thorek
      Pages 314-317
    7. Philip Thorek
      Pages 318-326
    8. Philip Thorek
      Pages 327-330
    9. Philip Thorek
      Pages 331-356
    10. Philip Thorek
      Pages 357-359

About this book


In this book on surgical anatomy, the author ter of the illustrations are in color-a feature has deviated considerably from the usual plan which adds greatly to their value. and has presented the material with a stronger Anatomy is an important phase of surgery surgical viewpoint. Obviously, it will appeal and is very necessary in the training of a sur­ primarily to surgeons and particularly to those geon. Years ago it was perhaps overempha­ in training because operative technic is in­ sized in the prerequisites of a surgeon. During cluded with the anatomy. The entire body is recent years when a knowledge of physiology covered in the anatomic discussion and the was found to be so important to the surgeon, principles of technic described for the impor­ anatomy has to a great extent been neglected. tant operations. This method of presentation The pendulum is threatening to swing too far of anatomic data has an obvious advantage and give the young surgeon the idea that he in that it correlates the anatomy with the tech­ need not spend time on anatomy. The time nical phase of surgery; without question, the will never come when anatomy will be unim­ young surgeon will find that this integration portant to the surgeon; the young surgeon will make it much easier for him to remember must always appreciate this. It may be safe the important anatomic details.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Thorek Hospital and Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Cook County Graduate School of MedicineUSA
  3. 3.University of Illinois College of MedicineUSA
  4. 4.American College of Chest PhysiciansUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Anatomy in Surgery
  • Authors Philip Thorek
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-387-90978-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4613-8288-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4613-8286-7
  • Edition Number 3
  • Number of Pages , 938
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Originally published by J.B. Lippincott Company, 1951, 1962
  • Topics Surgery
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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