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Cranial thickness

The cranial vault is composed by three bone layers (inner table, diploe, outer table), and its principal function is to safeguard the brain from impacts. Bone thickness is a crucial parameter to understand the biomechanical factors contributing to skull deformations and fractures after head injury. 131 more words


Free skulls!

Lynn Copes has posted online 705 cranial CT scans of modern humans for free download. The dataset is part of her PhD sample which comes from archaeological sites in Alaska, Greenland and Oceania, from the… 53 more words


Virtual Reconstruction and Computational Biomechanics

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Virtual Reconstruction and Computational Biomechanics Workshop

The Centre of Human Anatomy Education is organising a workshop in the application of Virtual Reconstruction and Finite Element methods in human biology at… 37 more words


Riccardo M. De Girolami, MD

Recently honored with a Distinguished Humanitarian Award from Worldwide Branding, Dr. Riccardo De Girolami demonstrates an unwavering commitment to providing top-of-the-line care to patients throughout Florida. 95 more words

Internal Medicine

JBJS JOPA Image Quiz: Golf-Related Wrist Injury

This month’s Image Quiz from the JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants (JOPA) highlights the case of a 34-year-old man who presented with a 1-month history of hand and wrist pain after driving his golf club into the ground during a swing. 75 more words

Need To Know

The Veteran’s Administration Proposes to Allow Nurses to Perform and Interpret Imaging Studies

June 3, 2016 On May 25, 2016 the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs introduced a proposal that would allow nurses to, “Order, perform, supervise, and interpret laboratory and imaging studies.” Contained in the proposal is the ability to circumvent state laws which might prohibit this professional task. 226 more words


Craniovascular morphology

Studying anatomical variability in paleontological and archaeological context is a challenge to look behind (and beyond) the bones. In the case of cranial remains we are able to make inferences not only on bone morphology but also on part of the vascular system. 308 more words