Upper Limb Anatomy: The Axilla

The axilla

The axilla (armpit) is the zone of transition from the neck to the upper limb. It lies underneath the glenohumeral joint and has an irregular conical shape – like a tilted pyramid. The axilla is the passageway for the neurovascular bundle from the neck to the upper limb. Main contents of the axilla: Axillary artery […]

Hunting the Culprit 2: Coronary Artery Anatomy

heart-diagram

This is the second post from the ‘Hunting the Culprit’ Series.  An appreciation that each of the 12 ECG leads is a ‘snapshot’ of the heart from a specific position is crucial for hunting the culprit vessel in STEMI patients. For a detailed explanation of ECG leads, here is the first post from this series […]