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19 Cards in this Set

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Abdominal Regions (Tic Tac Toe)
Upper Q= L & R Hypochondral, Epigastric
Middle Q= L & R Lumbar, Umbilical
Lower Q= L & R Inguinal, Hypogastric
Vertebral level corresponding to diaphragm.
Vertebral level corresponding to heart
Vertebral level corresponding to Esophagus
Vertebral level corresponding to Stomach.
Vertebral level corresponding to small intestine
Vertebral level corresponding to large intestine
Vertebral level corresponding to testis & kidney
Vertebral level corresponding to urinary bladder
Making a parallel incision corresponds to what lines? Why is a parallel incision beneficial?
Lines of Langer; Will heal faster, less scarring & chance of formation of hernia.
What is the only m. that can directly give the perfect balance of abdominal forces?
Transversus abdominis m.
All suffers of chronic back pain have a weak ________________ muscle?
Transversis abdominis m.
What provides sensory and motor supply to the skin and mm. of the abdominal wall?
VPR T7-T12 & L1
Gastric carcinoma
Lt. supraclavicular nodes are involved, spread along the thoracic duct
Name the commonly used divisions of the abdomen & where they are located on the body.
Hypogastric = Lower Center
Epigastric = Upper center
Umbilical = Center
Lumbar = R & L Middle
Hypochondral = R & L Upper
Inguinal = L & R Lower
Total abdominal vagal denervation; requires a drainage procedure to prevent gastric stasis.
Truncal vagotomy.
Spares vagal bb. to the liver and sm. intestine but produces a total gastric vagotomy, thus requiring drainage.
Selective vagotomy
produces selective denervation of the parietal cell mass; no drainage req'd as antral innervation is preserved; peptic ulcers.
Highly selective vagotomy (HSV)
Type of bacteria responsible for majority of peptic ulcers
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), treated with antibiotics