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1

What level does the IMA come off the aorta?

L3

2

What level does the oesophagus pass through the diaphragm?

T10 (OESOPHAGUS = 10 letters)

3

When does the IVC pass through the diaphragm?

T8 (VENA CAVA = 8 letters)

4

What level does the aorta pass through the diaphragm?

T12 (AORTIC HIATUS = 12 letters)

5

When does the common carotid artery bifurcate into the internal and external carotid arteries?

C4

6

Where does the spinal cord terminate in neonates?

L3

7

Where does the spinal cord terminate in adults?

L1-2

8

Start of oesophagus

C6 (lower border of cricoid cartilage)

9

End of oesophagus

T11

10

Where does the aorta bifurcate?

L4

11

Where does the dural sac terminate?

S2