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1

Give ten retroperitoneal structures

SAD PUCKERS S = Suprarenal glands (aka the adrenal glands), ] A = Aorta/IVC, D = Duodenum (second and third segments ) P = Pancreas U = Ureters C = Colon (only the ascending and descending branches) K = Kidneys E = Esophagus R = Rectum.

2

At what verterbal level would you find the upper pole of the left kidney?

T11

3

At what vertebral level would you find the upper pole of the right kidney?

T12

4

Where does the left renal vein pass in relation to the abdominal aorta? Why is this significant?

Passes anterior to it If AAA develops, renal vein may be occluded

5

What is 1?

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Renal artery

6

Label the image 

2,3,4,5,6,7

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Interlobar artery 2
Arcuate artery 3
Interlobular arteries 4
Renal vein 8
Interlobar vein 7
Arcuate vein 6
Interlobular veins 5

7

In a female, what surgery would you be worried about damaging the ureter?

Hysterectomy, may mistake ureter for uterine artery

8

How long is the male and female urethra?

Male - 20cm

Female - 4cm

9

Give the four sections of the male urethra

Penile urethra -> Membranous urethra -> Prostatic urethra -> Pre-prostatic urethra

10

Where is the female urethral opening?

Vaginal vestibule between anterior ends of labia minora and the clitoris