Flashcards in Pericardium Deck (22):
What is the fibrous sac the surrounds the heart and the roots the great vessels?
Which is the layer of the pericardium that is the strongest and most dense.
Fibrous Layer of Pericardium
The fibrous pericardium is continuous with what other major structure?
Central Tendon of the Diaphragm
What are the two variable fibrous strands that connect the pericardium to the posterior aspect of the sternum?
What are the two layers of the serous pericardium?
1) Parietal Layer
2) Visceral layer
What is the potential spaces between the two layers of the serous pericardium?
What fills the pericardial cavity?
Which layer of the serous pericardium is firmly adhered to the outer surface of the heart?
What lines the inner surface of the fibrous pericardium?
Parietal Layer of the serous pericardium
What is equivalent to the visceral layer of the serous pericardium?
What is composed of mainly of cardiac muscle fibers?
What is the smooth endothelium which lines the inside of the heart?
how many chambers are in the heart?
What is the general location of the transverse pericardial sinus?
Posterior to the aorta and pulmonary trunk
Anterior to the superior vena cava and the left atrium
What is the general location of the oblique pericardial sinus?
Posterior to the heart
Surrounded by the left and right pulmonary veins and the inferior vena cava
What is the most important artery of the pericardium?
What supplies only the visercal layer of the serous pericardium?
Waht areteries gve blood supply to the pericardium?
1) Pericadiacophrenic Artery
2) Bronchial Artery
3) Esophageal Artery
4) Coronary Artery
Which nerve give sensory innervation to teh pericardium?
Which nerve gives vasomotor innervation to the pericardium?
Which other nerve will give innervation to the pericadrium?