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1

Thoracic esophagus

Esophageal hiatus pierces diaphragm at T10 and enters the stomach sat cardiac orifice (T11)
Slightly left of midline

2

Which esophageal sphincter is NOT under voluntary control?

LES - lower

3

Sliding hiatal hernias

The gastroesophageal (GE) junction is displaced

4

Paraesophageal hiatal hernia

The GE junction is normal but the funds of the stomach is adjacent to the esophagus

5

Stomach location

Proximally fixed T10-11
Distally fixed L1-L2
In between is variable

6

Cardiac orifice

Opening of esophagus into stomach

7

Duodenum

4 parts
C-shaped
10 inches long (12 finger breadths)