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Superior Thoracic Aperture (Thoracic Inlet)

Superior Thoracic Aperture or Thoracic Inlet is the inlet through which the thoracic cavity interacts with the root of the neck. Clinicians call the superior thoracic aperture as thoracic outlet clinicians because significant arteries and T1 spinal nerves come from thorax via this aperture and goes into

Midaxillary Line

The midaxillary line is an imaginary line that runs vertically down towards the surface of the body travelling through the tip of the axilla. The anterior axillary line, which goes through the anterior axillary skinfold, and the posterior axillary line, which passes through the posterior axillary skinfold,

Inferior Thoracic Aperture (Thoracic Outlet)

The Inferior Thoracic Aperture is broad and the upper part of the abdominal cavity is encompassed by the inferior thoracic aperture. The thoracic cavity and the abdominal cavity is divided by the large musculoaponeurotic diaphragm connected to the margins of thoracic outlet.   Borders Anteriorly: Xiphisternal joint.

Right Ventricle

The right ventricle is the triangular compartment of the heart that interacts with the right atrium via right atrioventricular orifice as well as via pulmonary orifice with the pulmonary trunk. Position In the anatomical position, the right atrium is towards the right of the right ventricle and

Surface Landmarks of the Thoracic wall

Bony Landmarks The bony landmarks of the thoracic wall are as follows: 1. Suprasternal notch (jugular notch): Just above the superior border of the manubrium sterni between the proximal medial ends of both clavicles is exactly where the jugular notch is found. At the level of lower border

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