How is the ureter peritonised?
What type of tissue is the ureter?
Where do the proximal and distal portions of the ureter lie?
Proximal = abdominal cavity
Distal = pelvic cavity
What muscle does the ureter run along?
In males, what crosses the ureter superiorly?
In females, what crosses it superiorly?
Identify the three ureteric constrictions
Renal pelvis = Pelvicoureteric junction
Bifurcation of the Iliacs = Pelvic brim
Entrance to the bladder = vesicoureteric junction
Which part of the bladder do the ureters enter?
Inferior posterior medial
- At the top corners of the trigone
What part of the bladder does the urethra exit?
Bottom of the trigone
What attaches the bladder to the umbillicus?
Median umbillical ligament
What is the median umbillical ligament a remnant of?
Embryological urachus (a remnant of the allantois)
What joint sits immediately posterior to the bladder?
What is the name of the muscle of the bladder?
What kind of epithelium lines the urinary bladder?
What type of scan is typically done to investigate acute kidney stones