Review

1. Outline how leeches help surgeons in microsurgery.

2. Identify three potential new applications of hirudin.

3. Critical Thinking Why is hirudin now made by genetic engineering instead of being taken directly from leeches?

Leeches have been applied to this patient's sutures across his upper back to reduce blood congestion. Each leech can remove up to 5 mL of blood.

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