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Blood Supply to the Gut (Introduction) – Part 1 (Arterial Supply)

Blood Supply to the Gut (Introduction) – Part 1 (Arterial Supply)

Okay, so this tutorial is an introduction to the blood supply to the abdominal organs. So I’m going to talk about the arterial supply and the venous drainage of the abdominal viscera. So we’re looking here at a model of the circulatory system and we’re looking at the abdominal region.

Splenomegaly: Remember the 3 primary causes with CIP

Splenomegaly: Remember the 3 primary causes with CIP

An enlarged spleen is a physical exam finding that has a broad differential. Let’s investigate the three primary causes; congestion, infiltration, and proliferation: we can remember it as C-I-P. First let’s look at congestion. Increased blood pressure in the splenic vein can cause a cascade of congestion, hyperplasia and fibrosis

Pediatrics – Neonatal Constipation: By Kristen Hallett M.D.

Pediatrics – Neonatal Constipation: By Kristen Hallett M.D.

Constipation in term infants is actually quite rare. Babies usually pass the thick tarry stool called meconium within 24 hours of life. We do not include any meconium passed in utero, as this is often caused by other reasons, such as fetal distress. So passing meconium in utero does not

Bald Bird Is Smitten With Lovebird Beau

Bald Bird Is Smitten With Lovebird Beau

COMM: Meet Lemon, a very unique three year old lovebird. COMM: Lemon began life as a perfectly healthy active bird, but soon began to lose all her feathers. COMM: She was diagnosed with Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease. This causes malformations in the feathers and beak and also affects the