Structure, Function, and Responses to Injury

Sep 29, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Structure, Function, and Responses to Injury

Keywords Inflammation, Regeneration, Fibrosis, Vascular Remodeling, Regression, Cirrhosis   Chapter Contents Development of the liver 2 General features 2 Vascular arrangements 2 Hepatocyte ontogeny 4 Bile duct system 4 Haematopoiesis…

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Disorders of Iron Overload

Sep 29, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Disorders of Iron Overload

Chapter Contents Iron metabolism and homeostasis 275 Iron absorption and transport 275 Regulation of iron homeostasis 276 Hereditary iron overload 279 Hereditary haemochromatosis 279 Ferroportin disease 285 Hereditary hyperferritinaemia 286…

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Cellular and Molecular Techniques

Sep 29, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Cellular and Molecular Techniques

Chapter Contents Liver biopsy 88 Evolving role 88 Different types 89 Limitations of and requirements for interpretation 91 New competitors and alternatives to liver biopsy 92 Routine handling, fixation and…

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Hematologic Problems

Sep 29, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Hematologic Problems

Red Blood Cells The great questions of the day are not decided by speeches and majority votes but by blood and iron. Otto von Bismarck, September 30, 1862 Fetal Erythropoiesis…

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Drug Dosing Table

Sep 29, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Drug Dosing Table

Jacquelyn McClary Adapted from Thomson Reuters Clinical Editorial Staff: NeoFax , Ann Arbor, Mich, 2011, Thomson Reuters; and Taketomo CK, Hodding JH, Kraus DM: Pediatric dosage handbook, ed 17, Hudson, Ohio,…

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Gastric Secretion

Sep 7, 2019 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Gastric Secretion

Objectives • Identify the secretory products of the stomach, their cells of origin, and their functions. • Understand the mechanisms making it possible for the stomach to secrete 150 mN…

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Digestion and Absorption of Nutrients

Sep 7, 2019 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Digestion and Absorption of Nutrients

Objectives • Indicate the sources, types, and functions of the primary digestive enzymes. • Explain the transport processes and the pathways involved in the absorption of nutrients. • Describe the…

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Fluid and Electrolyte Absorption

Sep 7, 2019 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Fluid and Electrolyte Absorption

Objectives • Indicate the sources of fluid and electrolytes in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and their sites of absorption. • Describe the mechanisms involved in and the location of the…

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Regulation of Food Intake

Sep 7, 2019 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Regulation of Food Intake

Objectives • Understand the importance of food intake to clinical medicine. • Discuss the role of the nervous system in the regulation of food intake. • Explain the role of…

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