Color Atlas of Clinical Embryology
ISBN: 0721682634
EAN13: 9780721682631
Language: English
Publication Date: April 25, 2000
Pages: 279
Dimensions: 0.71" H x 11.18" L x 8.66" W
Weight: 2.47 lbs.
Format: Hardcover

Color Atlas of Clinical Embryology

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Book Overview
Outlining the most important concepts of clinical embryology, the second edition of this full color atlas gives a well-illustrated overview of human development before birth. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised with the most up-to-date information. Accompanied by authoritative descriptions, this superb resource provides a step-by-step review of normal and abnormal embryonic and fetal development through hundreds of color photographs, 3-dimensional drawings, electron micrographs, sonograms, MR images, and pen-and-ink sketches. It also includes photographs and tables indicating periods when tissue and organ formations may be affected by teratogenic agents. Unparalleled colour photographs, drawings, electron micrographs, sonograms, MRIs, and pen and ink sketches help you to visualise embryos and fetuses at various states of development Serial sections of embryos allow you to examine the developing tissues and organs, including the heart Prenatal diagnosis of birth defects allows defects to be observed early enough to allow termination of pregnancy if elected. Congenital anomalies of birth defects are explored, helping you to determine the causes of common birth defects such as cleft lip and palate.