High-Yield Embryology / Edition 3

High-Yield Embryology / Edition 3

by Ronald W. Dudek
     
 

High-Yield™ Embryology, Third 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

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High-Yield™ Embryology, Third 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. A mini-atlas at the end of each chapter presents photographs, MRIs, CT scans, and radiographs of various congenital malformations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781768726
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/01/2006
Series:
High-Yield Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1 Prefertilization Events ........................................................................................................1
2 Week 1 (Days 1-7) .........................................................................................................6
3 Week 2 (Days 8-14).........................................................................................................11
4 Embryonic Period (Weeks 3-8) ......................................................................................15
5 Placenta, Amniotic Fluid, and Umbilical Cord ................................................................19
6 Cardiovascular System ......................................................................................................28
7 Digestive System ............................................................................39
8 Urinary System ........................................................................................................54
9 Female Reproductive System ....................................................................................................65
10 Male Reproductive System ..................................................................................................71
11 Respiratory System ....................................................................................................79
12 Head and Neck ..................................................................................................................85
13 Nervous System .....................................................................................................92
14 Ear.....................................................................................................107
15 Eye .......................................................................................................112
16 Body Cavities ......................................................................................................119
17 Integumentary System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .123
18 Skeletal System ....................................................................................................131
19 Muscular System .............................................................................140
20 Pregnancy....................................................................................................144
21 Numerical Chromosomal Anomalies ..................................................................................................148
22 Structural Chromosomal Anomalies ...............................................................................152
23 Single-Gene Inherited Diseases .............................................................................163
24 Multifactorial Inherited Diseases ..............................................................................169
25 Teratology ..................................................................................................170

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