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Flashcards in Station 4: Ureters and Urinary Bladder Deck (15):
1

How is the ureter peritonised?

Retroperitoneal

2

What type of tissue is the ureter?

Muscular

3

Where do the proximal and distal portions of the ureter lie?

Proximal = abdominal cavity

Distal = pelvic cavity

4

What muscle does the ureter run along?

Psoas major

5

In males, what crosses the ureter superiorly?

Vas deferens

6

In females, what crosses it superiorly?

Uterine artery

7

Identify the three ureteric constrictions

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Renal pelvis = Pelvicoureteric junction

Bifurcation of the Iliacs = Pelvic brim

Entrance to the bladder = vesicoureteric junction

8

Which part of the bladder do the ureters enter?

Inferior posterior medial

- At the top corners of the trigone

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9

What part of the bladder does the urethra exit?

Bottom of the trigone

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10

What attaches the bladder to the umbillicus?

Median umbillical ligament

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11

What is the median umbillical ligament a remnant of?

Embryological urachus (a remnant of the allantois)

12

What joint sits immediately posterior to the bladder?

Pubic symphysis

13

What is the name of the muscle of the bladder?

Detrusor muscle

14

What kind of epithelium lines the urinary bladder?

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Transitional epithelium

15

What type of scan is typically done to investigate acute kidney stones

 

USS

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