BEFORE WE ARE BORN Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects

Author: Keith Moore, MSc, PhD, FIAC, FRSM, FAAA, T. Persaud, MD, PhD, DSc, FRCPath (Lond.), FAAA, Mark Torchia, MSc, PhD
Affiliation: University of Toronto, Canada
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN 10: 1437720013
ISBN 13: 9781437720013
Edition: 8th

Description:

Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects, by Drs. Keith L. Moore, T.V.N. Persaud, and Mark G. Torchia, allows you to efficiently and quickly assimilate the most important concepts related to this subject. Concise and richly illustrated, this popular book delivers the embryology knowledge you need in a highly efficient, reader-friendly manner. Elsevier does not offer Student Consult access to institutional subscribers.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • Preface
  • Notices
  • DEDICATION
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments

Introduction to Human Development

  • IMPORTANCE OF AND ADVANCES IN EMBRYOLOGY
  • DESCRIPTIVE TERMS
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Human Reproduction

  • REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS
  • GAMETOGENESIS
  • FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE CYCLES
  • TRANSPORTATION OF GAMETES
  • MATURATION OF SPERMS
  • VIABILITY OF OOCYTES AND SPERMS
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

First Week of Development

  • FERTILIZATION
  • CLEAVAGE OF ZYGOTE
  • FORMATION OF BLASTOCYST
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Second Week of Development

  • FORMATION OF AMNIOTIC CAVITY AND EMBRYONIC DISC
  • DEVELOPMENT OF CHORIONIC SAC
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Third Week of Development

  • GASTRULATION: FORMATION OF GERM LAYERS
  • NEURULATION: FORMATION OF THE NEURAL TUBE
  • DEVELOPMENT OF SOMITES
  • DEVELOPMENT OF INTRAEMBRYONIC COELOM
  • EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
  • DEVELOPMENT OF CHORIONIC VILLI
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Development During Weeks Four to Eight

  • FOLDING OF EMBRYO
  • GERM LAYER DERIVATIVES
  • CONTROL OF EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT
  • ESTIMATION OF EMBRYONIC AGE
  • HIGHLIGHTS OF DEVELOPMENT DURING WEEKS FOUR TO EIGHT
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Fetal Period: The Ninth Week to Birth

  • HIGHLIGHTS OF FETAL PERIOD
  • FACTORS INFLUENCING FETAL GROWTH
  • PROCEDURES FOR ASSESSING FETAL STATUS
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Placenta and Fetal Membranes

  • PLACENTA
  • PARTURITION
  • AMNION AND AMNIOTIC FLUID
  • UMBILICAL VESICLE
  • ALLANTOIS
  • FETAL MEMBRANES IN MULTIPLE PREGNANCIES
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Body Cavities, Mesenteries, and Diaphragm

  • EMBRYONIC BODY CAVITY
  • DEVELOPMENT OF DIAPHRAGM
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Pharyngeal Apparatus

  • PHARYNGEAL ARCHES
  • PHARYNGEAL POUCHES
  • PHARYNGEAL GROOVES
  • PHARYNGEAL MEMBRANES
  • DEVELOPMENT OF THYROID GLAND
  • DEVELOPMENT OF TONGUE
  • DEVELOPMENT OF SALIVARY GLANDS
  • DEVELOPMENT OF THE FACE
  • DEVELOPMENT OF NASAL CAVITIES
  • DEVELOPMENT OF PALATE
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Respiratory System

  • DEVELOPMENT OF LARYNX
  • DEVELOPMENT OF TRACHEA
  • DEVELOPMENT OF BRONCHI AND LUNGS
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Alimentary System

  • FOREGUT
  • DEVELOPMENT OF SPLEEN
  • MIDGUT
  • HINDGUT
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Urogenital System

  • DEVELOPMENT OF URINARY SYSTEM
  • DEVELOPMENT OF SUPRARENAL GLANDS
  • DEVELOPMENT OF GENITAL SYSTEM
  • DEVELOPMENT OF INGUINAL CANALS
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Cardiovascular System

  • EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF THE HEART AND BLOOD VESSELS
  • LATER DEVELOPMENT OF THE HEART
  • BIRTH DEFECTS OF THE HEART AND GREAT VESSELS
  • DERIVATIVES OF PHARYNGEAL ARCH ARTERIES
  • PHARYNGEAL ARCH ARTERY ANOMALIES
  • FETAL AND NEONATAL CIRCULATION
  • DEVELOPMENT OF THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Musculoskeletal System

  • SKELETAL SYSTEM
  • DEVELOPMENT OF CARTILAGE AND BONE
  • DEVELOPMENT OF JOINTS
  • DEVELOPMENT OF AXIAL SKELETON
  • DEVELOPMENT OF APPENDICULAR SKELETON
  • MUSCULAR SYSTEM
  • DEVELOPMENT OF LIMBS
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Nervous System

  • ORIGIN OF NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • DEVELOPMENT OF SPINAL CORD
  • BIRTH DEFECTS OF SPINAL CORD
  • DEVELOPMENT OF BRAIN
  • CONGENITAL ANOMALIES OF BRAIN
  • DEVELOPMENT OF PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • DEVELOPMENT OF AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Eyes and Ears

  • DEVELOPMENT OF EYES AND RELATED STRUCTURES
  • DEVELOPMENT OF EARS
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Integumentary System

  • DEVELOPMENT OF SKIN
  • DEVELOPMENT OF HAIRS
  • DEVELOPMENT OF NAILS
  • DEVELOPMENT OF MAMMARY GLANDS
  • DEVELOPMENT OF TEETH
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

Human Birth Defects

  • TERATOLOGY: STUDY OF ABNORMAL DEVELOPMENT
  • BIRTH DEFECTS CAUSED BY GENETIC FACTORS
  • BIRTH DEFECTS CAUSED BY ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
  • BIRTH DEFECTS CAUSED BY MULTIFACTORIAL INHERITANCE
  • CLINICALLY ORIENTED QUESTIONS

The Cellular and Molecular Basis of Development

  • INTERCELLULAR COMMUNICATION
  • MORPHOGENS
  • RECEPTOR TYROSINE KINASES
  • NOTCH–DELTA PATHWAY
  • TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS
  • EPIGENETICS
  • SUMMARY OF COMMON SIGNALING PATHWAYS USED DURING DEVELOPMENT

References and Suggested Reading

  • CHAPTER 1
  • CHAPTER 2
  • CHAPTER 3
  • CHAPTER 4
  • CHAPTER 5
  • CHAPTER 6
  • CHAPTER 7
  • CHAPTER 8
  • CHAPTER 9
  • CHAPTER 10
  • CHAPTER 11
  • CHAPTER 12
  • CHAPTER 13
  • CHAPTER 14
  • CHAPTER 15
  • CHAPTER 16
  • CHAPTER 17
  • CHAPTER 18
  • CHAPTER 19
  • CHAPTER 20

Answers to Clinically Oriented Questions

  • CHAPTER 1
  • CHAPTER 2
  • CHAPTER 3
  • CHAPTER 4
  • CHAPTER 5
  • CHAPTER 6
  • CHAPTER 7
  • CHAPTER 8
  • CHAPTER 9
  • CHAPTER 10
  • CHAPTER 11
  • CHAPTER 12
  • CHAPTER 13
  • CHAPTER 14
  • CHAPTER 15
  • CHAPTER 16
  • CHAPTER 17
  • CHAPTER 18
  • CHAPTER 19