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Meridians Under the Skin (2014)
Journal Article
Shaw, V., & Aland, R. C. (2014). Meridians Under the Skin. European Journal of Oriental Medicine, 7(6),

The physical nature of the acupuncture meridian system is currently the subject of enquiry. The original structural descriptions for the meridian system contained in the Huang Di Nei Jing, The Yellow Emperor's Canon of Internal Medicine, are detailed... Read More about Meridians Under the Skin.

The Anatomical Accuracy of the Robber King Ou Xi Fan (and his 56 dissected gang members) (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Shaw, V. (2014, December). The Anatomical Accuracy of the Robber King Ou Xi Fan (and his 56 dissected gang members). Poster presented at Joint Meeting of the Anatomical Society and the Primate Society of Great Britain: Primate Ecomorpholgy, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Anatomical drawings have formed the cornerstone of anatomical education in the West for centuries before the arrival of photography, the internet and virtual resources. The images in Vesalius’ On the Fabric of the Human Body and later in Gray’s Anato... Read More about The Anatomical Accuracy of the Robber King Ou Xi Fan (and his 56 dissected gang members).

A previously undescribed dorsal branch of the anterior interosseous nerve (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Shaw, V., & Morris, J. (2014, July). A previously undescribed dorsal branch of the anterior interosseous nerve. Poster presented at Anatomical Society Summer Meeting: Skin and Bones, Bradford, UK

The path of the anterior interosseous nerve is commonly described as passing along the deep compartment of the volar aspect of the forearm where it innervates the muscles in that compartment including pronator quadratus. Previous electromyographi... Read More about A previously undescribed dorsal branch of the anterior interosseous nerve.

Chōng meridian an ancient Chinese description of the vascular system? (2014)
Journal Article
Shaw, V. (2014). Chōng meridian an ancient Chinese description of the vascular system?. Acupuncture in Medicine, 32(3), 279-285. https://doi.org/10.1136/acupmed-2013-010496

The objectives of this research are, first, to establish if the extraordinary acupuncture meridian known as Chōng, Penetrating Vessel or Sea of Blood, is in essence a description of certain macroscopic parts of the underlying vascular system and, sec... Read More about Chōng meridian an ancient Chinese description of the vascular system?.