What are the 6 functions of the liver?
Synthesis of plasma proteins
Storage and conversion of vitamins and iron
Understand the structure of the liver including:
Which direction is blood flow in the liver?
Which direction is bile flow in the liver?
Blood Flow: Periphery -> Central
Bile Flow: Central -> Periphery
What are the 3 components of the portal tirad?
Interlobular branch of portal vein
Interlobular branch of hepatic artery
Interlobular bile duct
What are the 2 types of cells in the liver?
Ito cell (fat storing cell)
What are the vessels which move bile from smallest to largest?
Bile Ductules (Canals of Hering) - lined w/ low cuboidal ductal cells
Interlobular Bile Ducts - simple cuboidal epithelium
Common Hepatic Duct
What structures make up the "H" on the visceral surface of the liver?
What ar ethe 4 lobes of the liver?
Quadrate lobe - anteior to porta hepatis
Caudate lobe - posterior to porta hepatis
What 3 vessels make up the Portal Vein?
Superior Mesenteric Vein
Inferior Mesenteric Vein
What veins contribute to the splenic vein?
Which veins contribute to the Superior Mesenteric Vein?
Anterior/Posterior Inferior Pancreatico-duodenal Veins
Which veins are tributaries to the portal vein itself?
Right and Left Gastric Veins
Posterior Superior Pancreatico-duodenal Vein
Which lymph nodes does the liver drain to?
What are the 3 locations of porto-systemic anastomoses
What 3 structures make up the Cystohepatic Triangle? And what are the contents?
Cystic Duct, Common Hepatic Duct, Liver
Right hepatic artery, cystic artery, maybe aberrant or accessory bile ducts
What are the 4 parts of the pancreas and vascular supply?
Understand which parts of the following are at the transpyloric plane: