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20 Cards in this Set

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The GB is located _______ and _______ to the liver
Posterior and Inferior
The porta hepatis is:
the hilum or doorway to the liver
The proximal portion of the biliary duct is the:
Common hepatic duct
The intrahepatic ducts are the:
Right and left hepatic ducts
The distal portion of the biliary ducts is the:
The portal triad consists of the:
Portal vein, hepatic artery, CBD
The range of normal diameter size of the common hepatic and CBD is:
Normal thickness of the GB wall
3mm or less
In most, the fundus of the GB is _______ to the superior pole of the RT Kidney
The bile-filled biliary system can be described sonographically as:
Anechoic with echogenic walls
The basic function of the biliary system is to:
Drain bile from the liver and store it until needed
3 sections of the GB
neck, body, fundus
The common hepatic duct is formed by the:
Right and left hepatic ducts
The CBD is formed by the joining of the:
Cystic duct and common hepatic duct
The cystic duct connects the GB to the _________ to form the common bile duct
common hepatic duct
The GB is perfused by the:
Cystic artery
The RT kidney is ________ to the GB
Function of the sphincter of Oddi
Regulates bile flow into the duodenum
Functino of the spiral valves of Heister
prevent the cystic duct from overdistending or collapsing
The most common variation in GB shape
Phrygian Cap