6 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- Umbilical vein.
- 1. Diaphragmatic surface: anterior facing has a peritoneum, but posterior does not (it's bare).
2. Visceral surface: flat and covered with peritoneum.
- Between 1 and 2kg, or 1/40th of total body weight.
- 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.
- 1. Gallbladder,
2. Fissure for the ligamentum teres (round ligament),
3. Fissure for the ligamentum venosum, and
4. Porta hepatis.
5 True/False questions
The hepatic and cystic ducts come together to form which structure? → Common bile duct.
What did the ligamentum venosum derive from? → Umbilical vein.
What is the porta hepatis? → The hepatic ducts.
What is a Kupffer cell? → Specialized macrophages located in the liver. They line the walls of the sinusoids that form the reticuloendothelial system.
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.