High-yield Embryology

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010 - Medical - 157 pages
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High-Yield™ Embryology, Fourth Edition provides a concise, focused review of the most important embryology information needed for the USMLE Step 1. Chapters cover prefertilization events and the embryonic period, embryologic development of each organ system, chromosomal abnormalities, inherited diseases, teratology and more. To prepare students for the clinical vignettes on the USMLE, the book includes numerous clinical cases with words and phrases that patients use.This edition also features new placement of clinical images within the chapter for clearer understanding.

 

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Contents

Days 17
7
Hematopoiesis
28
Fetal Circulation
29
Cardiovascular System 6
32
The Aorticopulmonary AP Septum
33
The Atrial Septum
35
The Atrioventricular AV Septum
37
The Interventricular IV Septum
39
Male Reproductive System 10
73
Development of the Genital Ducts
74
Clinical Considerations
76
Summary Table of Female and Male Reproductive Systems Development
81
11
83
Head and Neck
90
Nervous System
100
Body Cavities
124

Development of the Arterial System
40
Digestive System 7
43
Foregut Derivatives
44
Midgut Derivatives
49
Hindgut Derivatives
52
The Anal Canal
54
Mesenteries
55
Urinary System 8
58
Development of the Metanephros
59
Relative Ascent of the Kidneys
61
Female Reproductive System 9
66
Development of Genital Ducts
67
Clinical Considerations
70
Pregnancy Milestones
130
Prenatal Diagnostic Procedures
131
Fetal Distress During Labor Intrapartum
132
Puerperium
133
I Introduction
134
TORCH Infections
137
Category D Drugs Definite Evidence of Risk to Fetus
138
Chemical Agents
139
Recreational Drugs
140
Credits
142
Index
147
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