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High-Yield™ Embryology,9781605473161

High-Yield™ Embryology

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4th
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9781605473161

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1605473162
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Pub. Date:
10/2/2009
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Summary

This series extracts the most important information on each topic and presents it in a concise, uncluttered fashion to prepare students for the USMLE. High-Yield means exactly that!

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Prefertilization Eventsp. 1
Gametes (Oocytes and Spermatozoa)p. 1
Meiosisp. 1
Female Gametogenesis (Oogenesis)p. 1
Hormonal Control of the Female Reproductive Cyclep. 3
Male Gametogenesis (Spermatogenesis)p. 4
Clinical Considerationsp. 4
Week 1 (Days 1-7)p. 7
Overviewp. 7
Fertilizationp. 7
Cleavagep. 7
Blastocyst Formationp. 8
Implantationp. 8
Clinical Considerationsp. 9
Week 2 (Days 8-14)p. 12
Embryoblastp. 12
Trophoblastp. 12
Extraembryonic Mesodermp. 12
Clinical Considerationsp. 13
Embryonic Period (Weeks 3-8)p. 17
Introductionp. 17
Gastrulationp. 17
Clinical Considerationsp. 17
Placenta, Amniotic Fluid, and Umbilical Cordp. 22
Placentap. 22
The Placenta as an Endocrine Organp. 23
The Placental Membranep. 24
Amniotic Fluidp. 26
Umbilical Cordp. 27
Vasculogenesisp. 27
Hematopoiesisp. 28
Fetal Circulationp. 29
Cardiovascular Systemp. 32
Formation of Heart Tubep. 32
Primitive Heart Tube Dilatationsp. 32
The Aorticopulmonary (AP) Septump. 33
The Atrial Septump. 35
The Atrioventricular (AV) Septump. 37
The Interventricular (IV) Septump. 39
Development of the Arterial Systemp. 40
Development of the Venous Systemp. 40
Digestive Systemp. 43
Primitive Gut Tubep. 43
Foregut Derivativesp. 44
Midgut Derivativesp. 49
Hindgut Derivativesp. 52
The Anal Canalp. 54
Mesenteriesp. 55
Urinary Systemp. 58
Overviewp. 58
The Pronephrosp. 58
The Mesonephrosp. 58
The Metanephrosp. 58
Development of the Metanephrosp. 59
Relative Ascent of the Kidneysp. 61
Blood Supply of the Kidneysp. 61
Development of the Urinary Bladderp. 61
Clinical Considerationsp. 61
Female Reproductive Systemp. 66
The Indifferent Embryop. 66
Development of the Gonadsp. 66
Development of Genital Ductsp. 67
Development of the Primordia of External Genitaliap. 67
Clinical Considerationsp. 70
Male Reproductive Systemp. 73
The Indifferent Embryop. 73
Development of the Gonadsp. 73
Development of the Genital Ductsp. 74
Development of the Primordia of External Genitaliap. 74
Clinical Considerationsp. 76
Summary Table of Female and Male Reproductive Systems Developmentp. 81
Respiratory Systemp. 83
Upper Respiratory Systemp. 83
Lower Respiratory Systemp. 83
Development of the Tracheap. 83
Development of the Bronchip. 85
Development of the Lungsp. 86
Head and Neckp. 90
Pharyngeal Apparatusp. 90
Development of the Thyroid Glandp. 90
Development of the Tonguep. 93
Development of the Facep. 94
Development of the Palatep. 94
Clinical Considerationsp. 95
Nervous Systemp. 100
Development of the Neural Tubep. 100
Neural Crest Cellsp. 100
Vesicle Development of the Neural Tubep. 102
Development of the Spinal Cordp. 104
Development of the Hypophysis (Pituitary Gland)p. 105
Congenital Malformations of the Central Nervous Systemp. 106
Earp. 111
Overviewp. 111
The Internal Earp. 111
The Membranous and Bony Labyrinthsp. 113
The Middle Earp. 113
The External Earp. 113
Congenital Malformations of the Earp. 114
Eyep. 117
Development of the Optic Vesiclep. 117
Development of Other Eye Structuresp. 119
Congenital Malformations of the Eyep. 120
Body Cavitiesp. 124
Formation of the Intraembryonic Coelomp. 124
Partitioning of the Intraembryonic Coelomp. 124
Positional Changes of the Diaphragmp. 125
Clinical Considerationsp. 126
Pregnancyp. 128
Endocrinology of Pregnancyp. 128
Pregnancy Datingp. 129
Pregnancy Milestonesp. 130
Prenatal Diagnostic Proceduresp. 131
Fetal Distress During Labor (Intrapartum)p. 132
The Apgar Scorep. 132
Puerperiump. 133
Lactationp. 133
Teratologyp. 134
Introductionp. 134
Infectious Agentsp. 134
TORCH Infectionsp. 137
Category X Drugs (Absolute Contraindication in Pregnancy)p. 137
Category D Drugs (Definite Evidence of Risk to Fetus)p. 138
Chemical Agentsp. 139
Recreational Drugsp. 140
Ionizing Radiationp. 140
Selected Photographsp. 140
Creditsp. 142
Indexp. 147
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