The Iliac Crest

Author: Cristina Rivera Garza

Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY

ISBN: 1936932067

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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On a dark and stormy night, two mysterious women invade an unnamed narrator’s house, where they proceed to ruthlessly question their host’s gender and identity. The increasingly frantic protagonist fails to defend his supposed masculinity and eventually finds himself in a sanatorium. A Gothic tale of destabilized male-female binaries and subverted literary tropes, this is the book's first English publication.

REFLEXOLOGY on the ILIAC CREST

REFLEXOLOGY - the maps of health

Author: Ewald Kliegel

Publisher: Ewald Kliegel

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 4

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These reflexology zones are the result of many experiences of massage and naturopathic practice. It turned out that myogeloses repeatedly related to the posterior iliac crest with lumbar segments. The treatments of these reflexology points bring excellent relief of symptoms for lumbago and sciatica. The preferred treatment techniques here are punctual massage and needling, of course, combined with physiotherapy and homeopathy . Dear friends of reflexology, thank you for your interest in my reflexology charts which have proven their effectiveness in nearly three decades. The charts of the »maps of health« represent the organs as icons. This offers a symbolic language which allows an orientation at a glance in all reflexology systems. The reflexology charts with their descriptive illustrations provide you with a useful aid for your treatments. Additionally you can use the result sheets for documentation of your experiences Joy and success with reflexology ! Ewald Kliegel

Last's Anatomy

Regional and Applied

Author: Mcminn

Publisher: Elsevier Australia

ISBN: 9780729537520

Category: Anatomy

Page: 705

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Principles, Techniques and Applications in Microsurgery

Author: Ti-Sheng Chang

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789971978082

Category: Medical

Page: 387

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This book is a comprehensive volume on microsurgery in China. It covers the history, general concepts, equipment and techniques of microsurgery. Unlike other books on the same subject which concentrate mainly on plastic surgery and hand surgery, this book introduces the applications of microsurgical techniques in neurosurgery, gastro-enterology and orthopaedic surgery. This is a valuable text as the vast experience of Chinese microsurgery is also included.

The Cervical Spine Surgery Atlas

Author: Harry N. Herkowitz,Cervical Spine Research Society. Editorial Committee

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781744355

Category: Medical

Page: 434

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Prepared by the Cervical Spine Research Society, this comprehensive surgical atlas demonstrates the full range of operative techniques for treating cervical spine disorders. Internationally renowned experts provide thoroughly illustrated step-by-step instructions on patient preparation, approaches to the cervical spine, and all current decompression, graft, fixation, and stereotactic techniques. The consistent chapter organization allows easy access to information. Chapters on approaches cover limits of exposure; anatomy; dangers; perioperative considerations; operating room setup; instruments; positioning; skin incisions; deep dissection; closure; and postoperative management. Chapters on techniques cover indications/contraindications; benefits/limitations; recommended approach; perioperative considerations; operating room setup; instruments; biomechanical considerations; technique; and postoperative management.

Surgical Exposures in Orthopaedics

The Anatomic Approach

Author: Stanley Hoppenfeld,Piet deBoer,Richard Buckley

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451148747

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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Featuring 775 full-color illustrations, this atlas demonstrates the surgical approaches used in orthopaedics and provides a surgeon's-eye view of the relevant anatomy. Each chapter details the techniques and pitfalls of a surgical approach, gives a clear preview of anatomic landmarks and incisions, and highlights potential dangers of superficial and deep dissection. The Fourth Edition describes new minimally invasive approaches to the spine, proximal humerus, humeral shaft, distal femur, proximal tibia, and distal tibia. Other highlights include new external fixation approaches for many regions and surgical approaches to the os calcis. New illustrations of the appendicular skeleton are included. New drawings show the important neurovascular structures that need to be protected.

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine

Author: Robert C. Schenck

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780892031726

Category: Medical

Page: 925

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Completely revised and expanded, this comprehensive guide will benefit everyone who treats athletic injuries, including primary care physicians, sports physical therapists, orthopaedic surgeons, and physician assistants. The collaboration of athletic trainers and sports medicine physicians brings you a balanced, in-depth review.This new edition guides you through anatomy, types of injuries, and suggested treatment and rehabilitation programs for sports related injuries in 12 anatomic areas. It also includes medical conditions that impact the entire body. You'll explore common sports injuries, acute treatment, and rehabilitation.This text, now in its third edition, has been a dynamic text for both the practicing athletic trainer and student athletic trainer for many years. This newest edition, which captures the essence of the two previous editions without narrowing their scope, focuses on current sports medicine issues and necessary updates.

Flaps and Reconstructive Surgery E-Book

Author: Fu-Chan Wei,Samir Mardini

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437719503

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Flaps and Reconstructive Surgery, by Drs. Fu-Chan Wei and Samir Mardini, explains how to achieve excellent results while performing all major conventional and perforator flaps used as both pedicled and free flap procedures. Respected microsurgeons from around the world describe how to use these flaps to reconstruct particular defects around the body. Videos demonstrate the entire spectrum of surgical reconstructive procedures and flaps, while high-quality illustrations, clear photographs and detailed case studies provide examples to help you achieve best possible outcomes. See how to make optimal use of perforator flaps for reconstruction of the mandible, maxilla, forehead, lower extremity ... pedicled flaps for reconstruction of shoulder motion in brachial plexus palsy ... anterolateral thigh flaps for reconstruction of defects in the head and neck, upper extremity, and lower extremity ... temporoparietal fascia flap for ear reconstruction ... nerve grafts for obstetric brachial plexus palsy reconstruction ... groin flaps for hand reconstruction ... harvest of the trimmed great toe, second toe, and combined second and third toe for hand and finger reconstruction ... harvest of the radial forearm flap ... exposure of recipient vessels in the facial artery and vein, transverse cervical artery and vein, and superficial temporal artery and vein ... and much more. Benefit from the knowledge, experience and unique insight of many of the world's most respected reconstructive micro surgeons. Watch surgeons perform procedures in real time with an unparalleled two-hour video collection that demonstrates harvest of the fibula flap for use in mandible reconstruction, the jejunum for esophagus reconstruction, and the SIEA, DIEP and IGAP flaps for breast reconstruction ... functioning muscle transfers for a variety of defects, including the gracilis muscle for facial reanimation and the gracilis musculocutaneous flap for finger flexion reconstruction with innervation using the intercostal nerves ... lymphaticovenous anastomoses and microvascular anastomosis of the artery using suture techniques and anastomosis of the vein ... and many other essential techniques. Visualize what to look for and how to proceed with high-quality illustrations of regional anatomy, flap anatomy, and step-by-step flap dissections, as well as clear photographs demonstrating successful reconstructions. Read detailed case studies that illustrate how to optimize every aspect of the care of the reconstructive surgery patient, including the postoperative period and long-term follow-up.

Rothman-Simeone The Spine E-Book

Expert Consult

Author: Harry N. Herkowitz,Steven R. Garfin,Frank J. Eismont,Gordon R. Bell,Richard A. Balderston

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437736246

Category: Medical

Page: 2096

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Rothman-Simeone The Spine helps you achieve optimal outcomes in the clinical practice of spine surgery in adults and children. Drs. Harry N. Herkowitz, Steven R. Garfin, Frank J. Eismont, Gordon R. Bell, Richard Balderston, and an internationally diverse group of authorities help you keep up with the fast-paced field and get the best results from state-of-the-art treatments and surgical techniques, such as spinal arthroplasty and the latest spinal implants and equipment. An all-new full-color design and surgical videos online at www.expertconsult.com make this classic text more invaluable than ever before. Get the best results from the full range of both surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches with guidance from the world’s most trusted authorities in orthopaedic spine surgery. Find important information quickly through pearls, pitfalls, and key points that highlight critical points. Watch experts perform key techniques in real time with videos, on DVD and online, demonstrating minimally invasive surgery: SED procedure; thorascopic techniques; lumbar discectomy; pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO); C1, C2 fusion; intradural tumor; cervical laminoforaminoty; and much more. Apply the newest developments in the field thanks to expert advice on minimally invasive surgery, spinal arthroplasty and the latest spinal implants and equipments. See procedures clearly through an all new full-color design with 2300 color photographs and illustrations placed in context. Access the fully searchable contents of text online at www.expertconsult.com.

Spinal Deformities

The Comprehensive Text

Author: Ronald L. DeWald

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 160406434X

Category: Medical

Page: 268

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Here is the first book to bring basic and clinical science together in the challenging field of spinal deformities. A renowned team of international authors provide the soup-to-nuts information you need, demonstrating not only how to stop progression of a deformity, but also how to quickly and safely correct it.Beginning with an introduction to surgical anatomy, the book covers physiology, pharmacology, neurology, radiology, instrumentation, surgical techniques, complications, and more. It provides vital details on every aspect of spinal deformities from degenerative disc disease and neuromuscular scoliosis to fusion techniques and revision surgery. Special features of this encyclopedic resource:State-of-the-art approaches to clinical evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation from a who's who of leading expertsMore than 1,000 high-quality illustrations demonstrate all surgical proceduresDetailed, in-depth analysis of everything from anatomy and pharmacology to biomechanics and anesthesiologyEndorsed by the world's leading scoliosis/spinal organization, The Scoliosis Research SocietyThis book is the bible for treating spinal deformities that every orthopedic surgeon, neurosurgeon, and resident needs. Take advantage of this single-volume text that contains all the facts and information necessary to successfully manage spinal deformities!