The Surgical Review

The Surgical Review

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Thoroughly updated to reflect current, evidence-based surgical practice, this book is a comprehensive review of the topics on the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE), the certifying exam, and recertification exams. Chapters are co-authored by residents and faculty in the University of Pennsylvania Department of Surgery and integrate basic science with clinical practice. More than 300 illustrations complement the text. This edition includes a new chapter on pediatric surgery and a comprehensive new trauma section covering evaluation, resuscitation, shock, acid-base disturbances, traumatic injuries, and burn management. All chapters in this edition end with Key Concept summaries for rapid review.An Integrated Basic and Clinical Science Study Guide Pavan Atluri ... The NO molecule inhibits platelet function by raising cyclic guanosine monophosphate ( cGMP) levels. ... Vasoconstriction Once a blood vessel has sustained an injury and blood loss ensues, immediate vasoconstriction takes place via myogenic, humoral, and neurogenic mechanisms. ... of platelets and production of fibrin at the site of vascular injury to quickly stem the exit of blood into the extravascular space.

Title:The Surgical Review
Author:Pavan Atluri
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005


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