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1

Which structures are ultrsound scanners good and not good for?

Good for solid organs, biliary tree, urinary tract, free fluid
Can’t penetrate gas filled structures

2

What view is an abdominal CT of the patient?

axial

3

Where does the oesophagus lie in a CT scan?

Lies posterior to TRACHEA and GREAT VESSELS at thoracic inlet

4

Where is the gall bladder in relation to the liver?

lies inferior to segment 5 of the liver

5

What Forms a C-shape around the PANCREATIC HEAD?

duodenum

6

Where is the ampulla of vater in the duodenum?

on MEDIAL WALL of 2nd PART

7

What does the pancreatic duct join with to drain into the ampulla of vater?

common bile duct

8

What forms the stomach's right border, and is suspended on lesser omentum?

lesser curve

9

What forms the stomach's left border, and the greater omentum is suspended from it?

greater curve

10

What is the small bowel's arterial supply?

branches of SMA

11

What exhibits haustra?

colon

12

Which flexure lies lower the hepatic or splenic flexure?

hepatic

13

What muscle is the external anal sphincter a part of?

levator ani muscle