Movement of substances within and between body fluids, sometimes across a barrier such as the cell membrane is essential to normal physiology. Mention the direction, requirement and one example of substance transported by the following transport systems. Simple diffusion facilitated diffusion osmosis hydrostatic force
When a patient undergoes a total joint replacement or fracture fixation procedure, the implanted material can provide a surface for bacterial colonization. When an implant becomes infected, how would the patient’s body react to the infection. Explain the immune cell response to the bacterial colonization. Explain all the potential consequences of the immune cell response in (a) on the implant material.
Five years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Smith successfully underwent in vitro fertilization at the (IVF) clinic in their local hospital. Twelve eggs were successfully fertilized, only 4 were implanted. The Smith’s signed a contract to freeze their surplus embryos (the other 8 eggs) for possible implantation at a later date. Tragically Mr. and Mrs. Smith died in an automobile accident one-year later. Two years after this the IVF clinic learned of their deaths. In the hospital there was a research group actively researching therapies for Parkinson’s disease. They presented a proposal to the Hospital Ethics Committee to be allowed to […]