Textbook of Clinical Embryology - E-book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Feb 10, 2014 - Medical - 352 pages

Textbook of Clinical Embryology faithfully follows the syllabus of Embryology recommended by the Medical Council of India. It covers in detail all the developmental events in prenatal period. Following recent trends in medical education, this book in addition to basic information also provides knowledge on embryological and genetic basis of clinical conditions through its features of Clinical Correlation and Clinical Problems.

With the wealth of relevant knowledge, this book is ideal for undergraduate medical and dental students and it is highly recommended for students preparing for various entrance examinations like PG entrance, USMLE, PLAB, etc.

Main Highlights

  • Meticulously designed, accurate, simplified, and easily reproducible four-color illustrations form a unique feature of this book.
  • Clinical Correlation integrated in text highlighting practical application of embryological facts; an approach increasingly being adopted in medical teaching.
  • Detailed description of gametogenesis, fertilization, and organogenesis.
  • Molecular and genetic basis of embryology and birth defects also discussed.
  • Developmental events during entire gestation period given in a sequence in the last chapter for quick recall and application in day-to-day clinical practice.

Features

  • Overviews, tables, and flowcharts summarize the text and present complex data in a simple manner.
  • Additional information of higher academic value presented in a simple way in the form of N.B. to make it more interesting for readers, especially the aspiring postgraduates.
  • Provides problem-based clinical and functional perspective at the end of each chapter to initiate interest of students in problem based learning (PBL).
  • Important facts useful for candidates appearing in various entrance examinations like PGME, USMLE, and PLAB listed under Golden Facts to Remember.
  • Multiple Choice Questions at the end of the book for self-assessment of the topics studied.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction toHuman Embryology
1
Chapter 2 Reproductive System
9
Chapter 3 Cell Division and Gametogenesis
20
Chapter 4 Fertilization and Formation of Germ Layers
34
Chapter 5 Formation of Primitive Streak Notochord Neural Tube Subdivisions of Intraembryonic Mesoderm and Folding of Embryo
46
Chapter 6 Extraembryonic Membranes and Twinning
57
Chapter 7 Integumentary System
76
Chapter 8 Skeletal System
84
Chapter 16 Respiratory System
176
Chapter 17 Body Cavities and Diaphragm
186
Chapter 18 Development of Heart
196
Chapter 19 Development of Blood Vessels
212
Chapter 20 Development of Urinary System
233
Chapter 21 Genital System
246
Chapter 22 Development of Nervous System
265
Chapter 23 Pituitary Pineal and Adrenal Glands
275

Chapter 9 Muscular System
103
Chapter 10 Pharyngeal Appararus
110
Chapter 11 Development of Tongue and Thyroid
122
Chapter 12 Development of Face Nose and Palate
130
Chapter 13 Digestive Tract
140
Chapter 14 Major Digestive Glands and Spleen
158
Chapter 15 Development of Oral Cavity Mouth
168
Chapter 24 Eye and Ear
279
Chapter 25 Medical Genetics
292
Chapter 26 Application of Embryology in Clinical Practice
307
Multiple Choice Questions
317
Figure Credits
331
Index
333
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Vishram Singh is presently Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, and Member of the Academic Council and Core Committee PhD Course, Santosh Medical College, Santosh University, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is also Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the Anatomical Society of India. He holds MBBS and MS (Anatomy) degrees from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, UP. Professor Singh has been teaching anatomy to undergraduate and postgraduate students at several colleges and institutes like King George’s Medical College, and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and has been an examiner to various colleges and universities. He has more than 40 years of experience in teaching, research, and clinical practice. He is the recipient of The Best Teacher and Researcher Award from Al-Arab Medical University, Benghazi, Libya. He is an expert in anatomy and has more than 15 books to his credit and published several research articles in national and international journals.

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