This regional textbook of anatomy is aimed at trainee surgeons and medical students. Throughout it is rich in applied clinical content, knowledge of which is essential for both clinical examination and surgical procedures. Although regional in approach each chapter is structured to clearly explain the structure and function of the component systems. The author brings his continuing experience of teaching anatomy to trainee surgeons to ensure the contents reflects the changing emphasis of anatomical knowledge now required. Contents continues to evolve to reflect need of trainee surgeons preparing for the MRCS and similar examinations. Continued increase in clinical application and selectivity in anatomical detail. Further refinement of anatomical drawings.