Flashcards in Spinal levels Deck (11):
What level does the IMA come off the aorta?
What level does the oesophagus pass through the diaphragm?
T10 (OESOPHAGUS = 10 letters)
When does the IVC pass through the diaphragm?
T8 (VENA CAVA = 8 letters)
What level does the aorta pass through the diaphragm?
T12 (AORTIC HIATUS = 12 letters)
When does the common carotid artery bifurcate into the internal and external carotid arteries?
Where does the spinal cord terminate in neonates?
Where does the spinal cord terminate in adults?
Start of oesophagus
C6 (lower border of cricoid cartilage)
End of oesophagus
Where does the aorta bifurcate?