The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Respiratory System

2nd Edition

Volume 3


  • David Kaminsky
  • Key Features

    • Access rare illustrations in one convenient source from the only Netter work devoted specifically to the respiratory system.
    • Get a complete overview of the respiratory system through multidisciplinary coverage from physiology and biochemistry to adult and pediatric medicine and surgery.
    • Gain a quick understanding of complex topics from a concise text-atlas format that provides a context bridge between primary and specialized medicine.

    Table of Contents

    Section 1 Anatomy and embryology
    1. Respiratory System
    2. Bony Thorax
    3. Rib Characteristics and Costovertebral Articulations
    4. Anterior Thoracic Wall
    5. Anterior Thoracic Wall (Continued)
    6. Anterior Thoracic Wall: Internal View
    7. Dorsal Aspect of Thorax
    8. Dorsal Aspect of Thorax: Posterior and Lateral Views
    9. Course and Relations of Intercostal Nerves and Arteries
    10. Diaphragm: Viewed from Above
    11. Topography of Lungs: Anterior View
    12. Topography of Lungs: Posterior View
    13. Medial Surface of Lungs
    14. Bronchopulmonary Segments
    15. Bronchopulmonary Segments in Relationship to Ribs
    16. Relations of Trachea and Main Bronchi
    17. Bronchial Arteries
    18. Mediastinum: Right Lateral View
    19. Mediastinum: Left Lateral View
    20. Innervation of Lungs and Tracheobronchial Tree
    21. Structure of Trachea and Major Bronchi
    22. Intrapulmonary Airways
    23. Structure of Bronchi and Bronchioles – Light Microscopy
    24. Ultrastructure of Tracheal, Bronchial, and Bronchiolar Epithelium
    25. Bronchial Submucosal Glands
    26. Intrapulmonary Blood Circulation
    27. Fine Structure of Alveolar Capillary Unit:  Ultrastructure of Pulmonary Alveoli and Capillaries
    28. Fine Structure of Alveolar Capillary Unit (Continued): Type II Alveolar Cell and Surface-Active Layer
    29. Fine Structure of Alveolar Capillary Unit (Continued): Pulmonary Vascular Endothelium
    30. Lymphatic Drainage of the Lungs and Pleura
    31. Lymphatic Drainage of the Lungs and Pleura: Distribution of Lymphatics
    32. Pulmonary Immunology; Lymphocytes, Mast cells, Eosinophils, Neutrophils

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