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Cystohepatic Triangle of Calot

The Cystohepatic Triangle is formed between the right side by the cystic duct, on the left side by common hepatic duct, and above by inferior surface of the liver. It is a downward-facing triangle between the cystic and common hepatic ducts. The triangle comprises of the right

Arch of Aorta – Course, Connection, Branches and Development

The ascending aorta extends itself as the Arch of aorta at sternal angle level and it further extends itself as descending thoracic aorta at sternal angle. So the beginning and ending is at level of sternal angle. Its location is in the superior mediastinum. Near the left

Middle Colic Vein

The middle colic artery typically emerges by a common trunk along with the right colic artery. Insertion The middle colic vein trails the route of the middle colic artery. It drains the transverse colon inside the superior mesenteric vein. It splits within a left along with a


The Duodenum is the first, widest, rigid and the shortest part of small intestine. It starts from the pylorus and goes upto the duodenojejunal flexure. During the 300 BC, it was hence termed by Herophilus because its length was roughly equivalent to the combined width of 12 fingers. When

Ligament of Treitz (Suspensory Muscle of Duodenum)

The attachment of the suspensory muscle of the duodenum (ligament of Treitz) supports the Duodenojejunal junction. The angle of the duodenojejunal flexure expands by contraction of this suspensory muscle, enhancing motion of the intestinal tract contents. A thin layer of skeletal muscle via the diaphragm and a

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