The pancreas is a tongue-shaped organ, approximately how many cm in length?
12 to 15 cm in length
The splenic vein and pancreas are anterior to what structure?
Superior mesenteric artery
What are the maximum dimensions for pancreatic size?
- 0 cm = has
- 5 cm = body
- 0 cm = tail
What are the average spleen dimensions in cm?
12 cm in length
7 cm in width
3 to 4 cm in thickness
What are the anastomoses or collateral supply of the splenic arteries?
Splenic arteries are end arteries without anastomoses or collateral supply
During arterial phase of the spleen, contrast enhancement appears as alternating bands of high and low density, which is called what kind of enhancement pattern?
Arciform enhancement pattern