By Daniel P. Quiring, Ph.D., and John H. Warfel, Ph.D. Price, $3.25. Pp. 124, with 109 illustrations. Lea & Febiger, 600 S. Washington Square, Philadelphia 6, 1960.
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The author has kept the same format that Dr. Quiring used originally for portraying the individual muscles in diagrams and condensed descriptions taken principally from the gross anatomy texts of Gray and Cunningham. In addition, Dr. Warfel has changed four of the original plates and added four new ones. The plate on transversus perinei profundus is very interesting because in the illustration the author has failed to delimit the transversus perinei profundus from the sphincter urethrae. Clinical investigations have shown that there is very little sphincteric action in the sphincter urethrae. Possibly the author had this in mind. If so, this is good because a great majority of anatomy texts on myologia need revision to bring them up-to-date on the results that have been found in experimental and clinical investigations. In the present text possibly there is too much condensation which can be confusing. M. D. Wheatley Associate Professor of
Wheatley MD. The Head, Neck and Trunk.. Arch Intern Med. 1960;106(6):902. doi:10.1001/archinte.1960.03820060154029