The splenic artery runs a more ___ and ___ course
Tortuous and superior
What is the name of the communication between the greater and lesser sac?
Epiploic Foramen of Winslow
The liver has 2x blood supplies. What are they and what % do each contribute to?
Portal vein: 75%
Hepatic artery: 25%
What can we use to view the kidneys and ureters on X-Ray (and why)?
Iodine: gets excreted by the kidneys and ureters
According to surgeons, what divides the right and left lobe of the liver?
The middle hepatic vein
On a CT view, which direction does the left portal vein point in and which lobe is it in?
Points forward, L lobe
Can you recognise all the structures on a CT view of the abdomen? Refer to L 13.9
Need to know: Middle, L/R hepatic vein IVC, Aorta, Oesophagus Stomach, Spleen R/L lung Main, L/R portal vein
Which kidney sits higher? Which has the ‘party hat’ and which has the crescent adrenal?
Left kidney is higher!
Right: party hat