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Descriptive Anatomy II (6 ECTS)

This course covers topics including: head and neck anatomy, specific organs; thoracic anatomy, thoracic wall, axilla, mediastinum, thoracic duct; pericardium, diaphragm, abdominal wall, abdominal cavity; pelvis and perineum, pelvic sidewall, pelvic floor; spinal column, skull and foramen; osteology, arthrology, syndesmology, peripheral vascular and nervous systems, plexus (brachial, lumbar-sacral) of the upper (arm, forearm, hand) and the lower (thigh, leg and foot) extremity. The course entails unilateral in-depth neck, thorax, axilla, abdomen, groin and pelvis cadaveric dissection.

Learning outcomes

Students completing this course are expected to demonstrate an understanding of the contribution of the deceased to the education of the living and display appropriate professional behaviors, including compassion and respect for the dignity of the departed.


Head Professor: Theodore G. Troupis