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8 08, 2018

Gallbladder

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T10:23:56+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Abdomen, Anatomy, Organs|0 Comments

The Gallbladder is an elongated pear-shaped sac, with about 30-50 ml of capacity. It does the work of storing and concentrating the bile and eliminating it in the duodenum by its muscular contraction. Certain Radiopaque materials that are excreted in the bile are also concentrated in it. To show radiographically (cholecystography) the cavity of gallbladder [...]

8 08, 2018

Right Colic Vein

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-09-10T10:35:29+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Abdomen, Anatomy, Veins|0 Comments

Right Colic Vein arises from the attachment of the numerous venous arcs of the right colon wall and also via the marginal vein and drains the right colon. It anastomoses easily along with the ileocolic vein as well as the middle colic vein. It links the superior mesenteric vein at the level just where it [...]

8 08, 2018

Superior Mesenteric Vein

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-09-10T07:45:39+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Abdomen, Anatomy, Veins|0 Comments

The Superior Mesenteric Vein is the portal vein's major tributary is. Its creation takes place in the right iliac fossa that joins the small veins coming from the ileocaecal region. It goes in the upward direction along with the superior mesenteric artery (the vein being right to the artery) and ends behind the neck of [...]

8 08, 2018

Arcuate Line

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T11:00:56+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Abdomen, Anatomy, Areas|0 Comments

Arcuate line is a margin that anatomically and visibly divides regions among organs, it is found in: Rectus sheath ilium Rectus Sheath The arcuate line differentiates the inferior margin of the posterior rectus sheath. In contrast, below the arcuate line, the aponeurosis of the internal oblique muscle contributes solely to the anterior rectus sheath. [...]

8 08, 2018

Transverse Colon

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:34:05+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Abdomen, Anatomy, Organs|0 Comments

Transverse colon is the longest (20 inch/50cm in length) and most active part of the large intestine. It stretches via the right colic flexure (in right lumbar region) to the left colic flexure (in the left hypochondriac region). Transverse colon is not transverse however creates a reliant loop in front of loops of small intestine [...]

8 08, 2018

Cystic Duct

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T10:26:24+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Abdomen, Anatomy|0 Comments

The cystic duct runs backwards and downward from the neck of the gallbladder to run in the lesser omentum with common hepatic duct and joins it at an acute angle to create the bile duct. It is about 3-5 cm in length. It meets common hepatic duct, generally situated immediately below the porta hepatis. The cystic [...]

8 08, 2018

Left Colic Vein

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-09-11T05:35:53+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Abdomen, Anatomy, Arteries|0 Comments

The left colic vein is created from numerous tributaries, consisting of ascending along with descending sections that represent likewise titled arteries. The left colic vein generally is located superior to its matching artery, and also has a smaller route since the inferior mesenteric vein is located lateral to the inferior mesenteric artery. Sometimes, there are [...]

8 08, 2018

Inferior Mesenteric Vein

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-09-10T08:26:45+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Abdomen, Anatomy, Veins|0 Comments

The Inferior Mesenteric Vein is formed when the superior rectal vein when goes upward in continuation. It then goes up behind the peritoneum lateral to the inferior mesenteric artery. After which it enters lateral to the duodenojejunal flexure and from the back of the left of renalvein to terminate by joining the splenic vein supporting [...]

8 08, 2018

Quadratus Lumborum

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T11:08:24+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Abdomen, Anatomy, Muscles|0 Comments

Quadratus lumborum is a quadrilateral muscle which occupies the medial half of the gap in the middle of the 12th rib, the iliac crest, along with the apices of transverse processes of lumbar vertebrae. The quadratus lumborum muscle is enveloped in the middle of the anterior as well as middle coatings of the thoracolumbar fascia. [...]

8 08, 2018

Ileum

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-09-12T06:02:22+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Abdomen, Anatomy, Organs|0 Comments

The ileum is primarily in the right lower quarter and comprises the distal three-filths of the small intestine. Compared to the jejunum, the ileum has thinner walls, few and less prominent mucosal folds (plicae circulares) shorter vasa recta, more mesenteric fat, and more arterial arcades. Structure Where the cecum and ascending colon join [...]