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cover image - Gray's Anatomy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,41st Edition
ISBN: 9780702071645
Page Count: 1584
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $182.99

Gray's Anatomy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 41st Edition

by Susan Standring, PhD, DSc

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Gray's Anatomy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,41st Edition
ISBN: 9780702071645
Page Count: 1584
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $182.99
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In 1858, Drs. Henry Gray and Henry Vandyke Carter created a book for their surgical colleagues that established an enduring standard among anatomical texts. After more than 150 years of continuous publication, Gray’s Anatomy remains the definitive, comprehensive reference on the subject, offering ready access to the information you need to ensure safe, effective practice.

This 41st edition has been meticulously revised and updated throughout, reflecting the very latest understanding of clinical anatomy from field leaders around the world. The book’s traditional lavish art programme and clear text have been further honed and enhanced, while major advances in imaging techniques and the new insights they bring are fully captured in new state-of-the-art X-ray, CT, MR, and ultrasonic images.

Duration for access to this product, which may be at the discretion of your institution, is up to 84 months. Elsevier reserves the right to restrict or remove access due to changes in product portfolio or other market conditions.

    • Presents the most detailed and dependable coverage of anatomy available anywhere.
    • Regional organization collects all relevant material on each body area together in one place, making access to core information easier for clinical readers.
    • Anatomical information is matched with key clinical information where relevant.
    • Numerous clinical discussions emphasize considerations that may affect medical care.
    • Each chapter has been edited by experts in their field, ensuring access to the very latest evidence-based information on that topic.
    • More than 1,000 completely new photographs, including an extensive electronic collection of the latest X-ray, CT, MR, and histological images.
  • Preface

    Preface Commentary: The continuing relevance of anatomy in current surgical practice and research, R Shane Tubbs



    Historical introduction: A brief history of Gray’s Anatomy, Ruth Richardson

    Anatomical nomenclature

    Bibliography of selected titles


    Section Editor: Caroline B Wigley

    1 Basic structure and function of cells, Abraham L Kierszenbaum

    2 Integrating cells into tissues, Caroline B Wigley

    3 Nervous system, Helmut Kettenmann

    4 Blood, lymphoid tissues and haemopoiesis, Andrew JT George

    5 Functional anatomy of the musculoskeletal system, Michael A Adams

    6 Smooth muscle and the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems, Jeremy PT Ward

    7 Skin and its appendages, John A McGrath, Joey E Lai-Cheong


    1.1 Fluorescence microscopy in cell biology today, Dylan M Owen

    1.2 Stem cells in regenerative medicine, Jonathan M Fishman, Paolo De Coppi, Martin A Birchall

    1.3 Merkel cells, Ellen A Lumpkin

    1.4 Metaplasia, Jonathan MW Slack, Leonard P Griffiths, David Tosh

    1.5 Electron microscopy in the twenty-first century, Roland A Fleck

    1.6 The reaction of peripheral nerves to injury, Rolfe Birch


    Video 1.1 – Mitosis in a cell with fluorescently-labelled chromosomes and microtubules, Jonathon Pines, Daisuke Izawa

    Video 1.5.1 – Diagnostic histopathology by electron microscopy, Roland A Fleck

    Video 1.5.2 – Serial block face scanning electron microscopy(SBFSEM), Roland A Fleck

    Section 2 – EMBRYOGENESIS

    Section Editor: Patricia Collins

    8 Preimplantation development, Alison Campbell, Patricia Collins

    9 Implantation and placentation, Eric Jauniaux, Graham J Burton

    10 Cell populations at gastrulation, Patricia Collins

    11 Embryonic induction and cell division, Patricia Collins

    12 Cell populations at the start of organogenesis, Patricia Collins

    13 Early embryonic circulation, Patricia Collins

    14 Pre- and postnatal development, Patricia Collins, Girish Jawaheer

    15 Development of the limbs, Cheryll Tickle


    2.1 Human anatomy informatics, Jonathan BL Bard, Paul N Schofield

    2.2 An evolutionary consideration of pharyngeal development, Anthony Graham, Victoria L Shone


    Video 8.1 – Human in vitro fertilization and early development, Alison Campbell

    Video 9.1 – Ultrasound features of the maternal placental blood flow, Eric Jauniaux

    Video 14.1 – Ultrasound features of the fetus at 26 weeks, Jonathan D Spratt, Patricia Collins

    Section 3 – NEUROANATOMY

    Section Editor: Alan R Crossman

    16 Overview of the nervous system, Alan R Crossman, Richard Tunstall

    17 Development of the nervous system, Zoltán Molnár

    18 Ventricular system and subarachnoid space, Jacob Bertram Springborg, Marianne Juhler

    19 Vascular supply and drainage of the brain, Paul D Griffiths

    20 Spinal cord: internal organization, Monty Silverdale

    21 Brainstem, Duane E Haines

    22 Cerebellum, Jan Voogd

    23 Diencephalon, Ido Strauss, Nir Lipsman, Andres M Lozano

    24 Basal ganglia, Tipu Aziz, Erlick AC Pereira

    25 Cerebral hemispheres, Guilherme C Ribas


    3.1 The resting human brain and the predictive potential of the default mode network, Stefano Sandrone


    Video 18.1 – Interactive 3D rotation of the subarachnoid space, Jose C Rios

    Video 18.2 – Interactive 3D rotation of the ventricles and cisterns, Jose C Rios

    Video 19.1 – Rotational angiography of an intracranial aneurysm, Paul D Griffiths

    Section 4 – HEAD AND NECK

    Section Editor: Michael Gleeson

    26 Head and neck: overview and surface anatomy, Michael Gleeson, Richard Tunstall

    Head and Neck

    27 External skull, Sue Black

    28 Intracranial region, Juan C Fernandez-Miranda

    29 Neck, John C Watkinson, Michael Gleeson

    30 Face and scalp, Simon Holmes

    Upper Aerodigestive Tract

    31 Oral cavity, Barry KB Berkovitz

    32 Infratemporal and pterygopalatine fossae and temporomandibular joint, Barrie T Evans

    33 Nose, nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses, Claire Hopkins

    34 Pharynx, Stephen McHanwell

    35 Larynx, Stephen McHanwell

    36 Development of the head and neck, Gillian M Morriss-Kay

    Special Senses

    37 External and middle ear, Michael Gleeson

    38 Inner ear, David N Furness

    39 Development of the ear, Susan Standring

    40 Development of the eye, Jane C Sowden

    41 Orbit and accessory visual apparatus, John G Lawrenson, Ronald H Douglas

    42 Eye, Ronald H Douglas, John G Lawrenson


    4.1 Surgery of the skull base, Juan C Fernandez-Miranda

    4.2 The role of three-dimensional imaging in facial anatomical assessment, Vikram Sharma, Bruce Richard

    4.3 Anatomy of facial ageing, Bryan C Mendelson, Chin-Ho Wong


    Video 28.1 – 3D surface rotation of the sella turcica in the horizontal plane, Michael D Luttrell

    Video 28.2 – 3D surface rotation of the sella turcica in the multiaxial plane, Michael D Luttrell

    Video 28.3 – 3D surface rotation of the sella turcica in the vertical plane, Michael D Luttrell

    Video 30.1 – Pan-facial fractures, Simon Holmes

    Video 30.2 – Postoperative cranio-orbital imaging

  • Susan Standring, PhD, DSc, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy, Head of Anatomy and Human Sciences, King's College London, London, UK
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