Flashcards in Lab #1, Inflammation and Repair Deck (9)
What mediators are associated with the pain response?
Substance P, bradykinin, and prostaglandins
_______ is the pregnancy test done on almost all women of child-bearing age.
Biliary tract disease and alcoholism account for ______ percent of pancreatitis.
What are the four main predisposing factors for cholelithiasis?
Fat, Female, Fertile, and Forty
(adj.) the state of being malnourished and emaciated; being malnourished due to chronic illness
Describe the anatomical orientation of the central veins and hepatic triads.
The hepatic triads (hepatic arteries, portal veins, and bile ducts) surround central veins in a hexagonal orientation, with three triads surround one central vein.
Which zone is closet to the central veins? To the triads?
3 is closest to the centra veins; 1 is closest to the triads.
What are the histologic changes seen in cirrhosis?
Fibrosis, regenerative nodules, and altered architecture/blood flow