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Carpal Bones

The carpal bones are the eight small bones that make up the wrist (or carpus) that connect the hand to the forearm and the carpus is the sole cluster of bones in the wrist between the radius and ulna and the metacarpus. The term “carpus” is derived Read More >>>>

Pisiform Bone

The pisiform bone is a sesamoid bone spherical shape, pea-shaped bone in the proximal carpal row, located on the anterior plane of the volar and ulnar aspect with a slight distolateral long axis, or anteromedial side of the wrist joint Read More >>>>

Triquetrum Bone

The triquetrum is a pyramidal-shaped, three-faced, formerly cuneiform types bone and one of eight carpal bones that forms part of the medial side of the proximal row of the carpus between the lunate and pisiform bones. It is the 2nd Read More >>>>

Lunate Bone

The lunate bone is one of the eight carpal short bones a crescent-shaped structure situated in the center of the proximal row of the carpal bones of the hand between the lateral scaphoid and medial triquetrum and works closely with the two Read More >>>>

Scaphoid Bone

The scaphoid bone(also known as the hand navicular) is one of the largest carpal bones of the proximal and distal row and it lies beneath the anatomical snuff box in the wrist. It is situated between the hand and forearm (also called the lateral Read More >>>>

Hamate Bone

The hamate is a wedge-shaped, triangular-shaped most medial unciform bone that forms part of the distal carpal row, surrounded by three other carpal bones; the capitate, triquetrum, and lunate bones and articulating with the capitate (radially), triquetrum (proximally), and fifth Read More >>>>

Capitate Bone

The capitate bone is the largest of all carpal bones both proximally and distally in the human hand. It is surrounded by the lunate bone proximally, the third metacarpal bone distally, and it’s above, a rounded portion or head, which is received Read More >>>>

Trapezoid Bone

A trapezoid, also known as a trapezium is the first and most lateral of the distal row of carpal bones is a flat closed shape having 4 straight surfaces or sides, with one pair of parallel sides found within the Read More >>>>

Metacarpal Bones

A metacarpal bone is a group of five bones of the hand metacarpal bones or metacarpus forms the intermediate part of the skeletal hand located between the phalanges of the fingers and the carpal bones of the wrist, which forms Read More >>>>

Invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV)

Invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV) is an advanced airway modality used for individuals with immediate or impending respiratory failure and/or in preparation for surgery. The IMV technique involves positive pressure ventilation delivered to the lungs through an endotracheal tube via a ventilator. The ventilator can be set Read More >>>>

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