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1

From which thoracic vertebra does the subcostal nerve arise?

T12

2

Name a nerve present in the axilla that is at significant risk during breast surgery.

Intercostobrachial nerve

3

From which thoracic vertebra does the intercostobrachial nerve arise?

T2

4

What 3 structures lie in the sub groove of the 7th rib?

Intercostal nerve
Intercostal artery
Intercostal vein

5

What makes up the manubriosternal joint?

Angle of Louis
2nd costal cartilage

6

Superior border of the heart?

2nd left to 3rd right cc

7

Inferior border of the heart?

6th right to 5th intercostal space (apex beat palpation)

8

Right border of the heart?

3rd right to 6th right cc

9

Left border of the heart?

5th intercostal space (apex beat palpation) to 2nd left cc

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