2017 BMA Awards: Highly Commended, Basic and Clinical Sciences
Imaging is ever more integral to anatomy education and throughout modern medicine. Building on the success of previous editions, this fully revised fifth edition provides a superb foundation for understanding applied human anatomy, offering a complete view of the structures and relationships within the body using the very latest imaging techniques.
It is ideally suited to the needs of medical students, as well as radiologists, radiographers and surgeons in training. It will also prove invaluable to the range of other students and professionals who require a clear, accurate, view of anatomy in current practice.
- Fully revised legends and labels and over 80% new images – featuring the latest imaging techniques and modalities as seen in clinical practice
- Covers the full variety of relevant modern imaging – including cross-sectional views in CT and MRI, angiography, ultrasound, fetal anatomy, plain film anatomy, nuclear medicine imaging and more – with better resolution to ensure the clearest anatomical views
- Unique new summaries of the most common, clinically important anatomical variants for each body region – reflects the fact that around 20% of human bodies have at least one clinically significant variant
- New orientation drawings – to help you understand the different views and the 3D anatomy of 2D images, as well as the conventions between cross-sectional modalities
Now a more compete learning package than ever before, with superb new BONUS electronic enhancements embedded within the accompanying eBook, including:
- Labelled image ‘stacks’ – that allow you to review cross-sectional imaging as if using an imaging workstation
- Labelled image ‘slide-lines’ – showing features in a full range of body radiographs to enhance understanding of anatomy in this essential modality
- Self-test image ‘slideshows’ with multi-tier labelling – to aid learning and cater for beginner to more advanced experience levels
- Labelled ultrasound videos – bring images to life, reflecting this increasingly clinically practiced technique
- Questions and answers accompany each chapter – to test your understanding and aid exam preparation
- 34 pathology tutorials – based around nine key concepts and illustrated with hundreds of additional pathology images, to further develop your memory of anatomical structures and lead you through the essential relationships between normal and abnormal anatomy
The perfect up-to-date imaging guide for a complete and 3-dimensional understanding of applied human anatomy
About the Author
Dr. Marios Loukas was appointed Chairman of the Department of Anatomical Sciences at St. Georges University Medical School in 2008. He is responsible for managing the anatomy department, developing curriculum, supervising research and inspiring scholarly activities. Under his guidance, the department publishes approximately 70 to 80 academic papers a year. In addition, Dr. Loukas is the University’s Dean of Research and Assistant Dean of Basic and Allied Health Sciences. Prior to joining SGU, Dr. Loukas taught anatomy, histology, and radiology at Harvard Medical School’s Department of Education and Development for seven years. He also taught anatomy at the American University of the Caribbean and was Course Director and Chairman of the Department of Anatomy for one year. Dr. Loukas served on the Student Evaluation and Promotion, and Faculty Evaluation Committees and was Chair of the Information Technology Committee at the American University of the Caribbean. Dr. Loukas has won several awards for research and teaching and has published over 300 works in a variety of publications including Gray’s Anatomy Review, Gray’s Photographic Dissector, and Netter’s Introduction to Clinical Procedures.