Abdomen & Stuff

  1. 3 narrowing points of ureters
    • 1. renal pelvis to ureter
    • 2. where crosses common iliac artery
    • 3. enters bladder
  2. Sympathetic neurons carry pain fiber to pancreas from
  3. Primarily retroperitoneal
    kidneys, suprarenal glands, ureter, abdominal aorta, IVC
  4. Secondarily retroperitoneal
    pancreas, asc & desc colon, most of duodenum
  5. Anastomosoes Gastroesophageal region
    esophageal veins to left gastric branch of portal system.
  6. Anastomoses: Anorectal region (hemorrhoids)
    middle and inferior rectal veins to the superior rectal branch of the portal system.
  7. Anastomoses: Paraumbilical region –
    systemic small cutaneous veins around umbilicus with paraumbilical veins of the falciform ligament that drain to the portal vein.
  8. Anastomoses: Retroperitoneal region –
    veins from the portal system on the posterior aspects of secondarily retroperitoneal viscera or the liver anastomose with systemic retroperitoneal veins of the posterior abdominal wall or diaphragm
Card Set
Abdomen & Stuff
kidney, abdomina aorta, etc