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What is an example of a clysis?
What are some reasons to do a small bowel
What is the alimentary canal?
tube extending from mouth to anus
What are the 6 components of the alimentary canal?
How long is the alimentary canal?
At what level does the esophagus originate
At what level does the esophagus pass through the diaphragm?
The esophagogastric junction is at what level?
What are the layers of the esophagus
What are the 4 parts of the stomach?
cardia, fundus, body, pyloric portion
What type of body habitus for a patient with a high and horizontal stomach?
What type of body habitus for a patient with a lower and more midline stomach?
What % of the population is hypersthenic?
What % of the population is sthenic?
What % of the population is hyposthenic
What is the chemically and mechanically altered food that leaves the stomach?
What is the role of the stomach?
It breaks down and digests food in order to extract necessary nutrients.
What is the average emptying time for the stomach?
What are the 3 portions of the small intestine?
duodenum, jejunum, ileum
How long is the small intestine?
What kind of position best demonstrates the duodenal bulb?
Oblique (RAO or LPO)
What are the 4 main parts of the large intestine?
cecum, colon, rectum, anal canal
How long is the large intestine?
What is haustra?
pouches in the large intestine
What is the taenia coli?
Muscular band the forms haustra
The appendix is attached to the
Posteromedial side of the cecum
What are the 4 portions of the colon?
ascending, transverse, descending, sigmoid
What is another name for the right colic flexure
What is another name for the left colic flexure
How much do you roll the tube for an AP sigmoid image
35-40 degrees cephalic
How can you tell the difference between the right and left colic flexures?
Right is lower because of the liver
What are the 3 types of distortion?
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