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1

Give ten retroperitoneal structures

SAD PUCKERSS = Suprarenal glands (aka the adrenal glands), ]A = Aorta/IVC, D = Duodenum (second and third segments ) P = Pancreas U = UretersC = Colon (only the ascending and descending branches)K = Kidneys E = EsophagusR = Rectum.

2

At what verterbal level would you find the upper pole of the left kidney?

T11

3

At what vertebral level would you find the upper pole of the right kidney?

T12

4

Where does the left renal vein pass in relation to the abdominal aorta? Why is this significant?

Passes anterior to itIf AAA develops, renal vein may be occluded

5

What is 1?

Renal artery

6

Label the image  2,3,4,5,6,7

Interlobar artery 2 Arcuate artery 3 Interlobular arteries 4 Renal vein 8 Interlobar vein 7 Arcuate vein 6 Interlobular veins 5

7

In a female, what surgery would you be worried about damaging the ureter?

Hysterectomy, may mistake ureter for uterine artery

8

How long is the male and female urethra?

Male - 20cm Female - 4cm

9

Give the four sections of the male urethra

Penile urethra -> Membranous urethra -> Prostatic urethra -> Pre-prostatic urethra

10

Where is the female urethral opening?

Vaginal vestibule between anterior ends of labia minora and the clitoris