6 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- The hepatic ducts.
- Between 1 and 2kg, or 1/40th of total body weight.
- Pancreatic duct joins common bile duct. Entry to duodenum regulated by sphincter of Oddi.
- Central vein.
- 1. Gallbladder,
2. Fissure for the ligamentum teres (round ligament),
3. Fissure for the ligamentum venosum, and
4. Porta hepatis.
5 True/False questions
What are the two surfaces of the liver? → Right upper extent is just under the nipple in 4th intercostal space, across from xiphisternal joint. Left extent is one or two intercostal spaces lower under left nipple.
What did the ligamentum venosum derive from? → Ductus venosus.
What is the porta hepatis? → A transverse fissure between the neck of the gallbladder and the junction of the fissures for lig. teres and lig. venosum.
At the right limit of the porta, the right and left leaves of the lesser omentum become continuous to form what structure? → The free margin of the lesser omentum, aka the hepatoduodenal ligament.
What structure separates the liver from the heat in the developing embryo? → The cystic duct from the gallbladder.