Flashcards in 2.1 Celiac Trunk & Targets Deck (47)
Where does the celiac trunk branch off the abdominal aorta?
Immediately below aortic hiatus of diaphragm
The arterial supply to the esophagus is the esophageal a. via the ...
L gastric a. (from celiac trunk)
The esophageal vein drains into...
either inferiorly into gastric v. --> hepatic portal v. OR superiorly into azygos system (systemic --> VC)
exit from the stomach to the duodenum is guarded by the ...
What are the branches off the celiac trunk?
Splenic a., L gastric a. and Common hepatic a.
the right gastric a. supplies part of the lesser curvature of the stomach via the ...
Common hepatic a. or proper hepatic a.
What artery supplies the fundus of the stomach?
short gastric a. via splenic a.
What artery supplies the greater curvature of the stomach?
L and R gastro-omental a.
What gives off the L gastro-omental a?
What gives of the R gastro-omental a?
Where do the L and R gastric veins drain into after draining the lesser curvature of the stomach?
directly into the hepatic portal v.
Where does the L gastro-omental v. drain into?
Where does the R gastro-omental v. drain into?
Superior mesenteric v.
Peptic ulcers lead to a risk of wall perforation and damage to what nearby structures?
Pancreas and splenic a.
protrusion of portion of the stomach superiorly through esophageal hiatus
At what level of ribs is the spleen?
What is the role of the spleen?
lymphatic organ, and also recycles heme from RBCs
What are the metabolic functions of the liver?
stores glycogen, and produces bile
The liver is suspended from the diaphragm by...
The liver is anchored to the anterior wall by ...
What lobe of the liver is inferior and between the round ligament and the gallbladder?
What lobe of the liver is superior and between the ligament venosum and the IVC?
in adults this represents remnants of fetal shunt & links ligament teres (round ligament of the liver) with IVC
Short hepatic veins drain the liver posteriorly into ...
The hepatic portal v is primarily a merger of what 2 veins?
splenic and superior mesenteric v.
The hepatic portal v is formed by what major unpaired veins from the foregut?
splenic v. and gastric vv.
The hepatic portal v is formed by what major vein from the midgut?
The hepatic portal v is formed by what major vein from the hindgut?
What are the veins of the collateral pathways that will reverse their flow from the hepatic portal v. to the IVC, if flow to the liver is compromised?
esophageal vv, paraumbilical vv. colic vv. and rectal vv.