What is the difference between how a sigmoid volvulus is managed vs. how a cecal colvulus is managed?
Sigmoid Volvulus = decompressive colonoscopy. Cecal Volvulus = Exploratory laparotomy.
When a cell is placed in a hypertonic solution, what occurs?
Water inside the cell (highest concentration) moves out of the cell (lowest concentration), causing the cell to shrink.
What bones are formed via intra-membranous ossification?
Flat bones of the skull, the mandible, and the clavicles.