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The pyramidal lobe: clinical anatomy and its importance in thyroid surgery
The pyramidal lobe could be a source of pitfalls in thyroidectomy, due to its frequency but unreliable preoperative diagnosis on scintigraphic images. Special attention has to be paid to theExpand
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Piriformis muscle: clinical anatomy and consideration of the piriformis Syndrome
Patients with lumbosacral and buttock pain provide tacit support for recognizing the piriformis muscle as a contributing factor to the pain (piriformis syndrome). One hundred and twelve cadavericExpand
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Anatomical Aspects of the Arterial Blood Supply to the Sinoatrial and Atrioventricular Nodes of the Human Heart
Classic anatomical dissection of 150 hearts from adults aged 18–80 years was performed. The sinoatrial (SA) node artery was most frequently a large atrial branch of the right coronary artery (63%),Expand
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Comparison of fresh and Thiel’s embalmed cadavers according to the suitability for ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia of the cervical region
IntroductionUltrasound-guided punctures are a new technique in anesthesia. However, training in these techniques requires conditions resembling real life as far as possible for learning purposes.Expand
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Flexibility of Thiel’s embalmed cadavers: the explanation is probably in the muscles
IntroductionThe flexibility of cadavers conserved using Thiel’s embalming method remains unexplained. We aimed to perform microscopic comparison of muscle and tendon fibres from fresh cadavers (FC),Expand
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Is Thiel’s embalming method widely known? A world survey about its use
IntroductionThiel’s embalming technique, first described by Thiel in 1992, conserves texture and colour in cadavers close to that observed in the living. It would appear that few anatomy laboratoriesExpand
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The cricothyroid joint--functional aspects with regard to different types of its structure.
The cricothyroid joint (CTJ) plays a key role in pitch adjustment of the human voice. It allows an external elongation of the vocal fold performed by the cricothyroid muscle with a consecutiveExpand
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The Septum Subcutaneum Parotideomassetericum
BACKGROUND The fatty tissue of the face is divided into compartments. The structures delimiting these compartments help shape the face, are involved in aging, and are encountered during surgicalExpand
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The functional anatomy of the cricothyroid joint
Postoperative long-term treatment problems of male-to-female transsexuals can be caused by the underestimated mobility of the cricothyroid joint. One hundred cadaveric larynges were analysed toExpand
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Anatomical Variations of the Coronary Sinus Ostium Area of the Human Heart
Classic anatomical dissection of 150 heart specimens from adults aged 18–80 years was performed. The Thebesian valve was absent in 20% of cases and, in these, 4% had a large ostial valve of theExpand
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