GASTROENTEROLOGY

17 The Thorax

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10.1055/b-0034-80028 17 The Thorax Anatomy ▪ Anatomy of the Heart General Facts The heart is roughly the size of a fist and weighs approximately 300 g. It is divided by…

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12 The Jejunum and Ileum

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10.1055/b-0034-80023 12 The Jejunum and Ileum Anatomy General Facts The total length of the jejunum/ileum is 5–6 m, of which two-fifths is the jejunum and three-fifths the ileum. This section…

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9 The Spleen

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10.1055/b-0034-80020 9 The Spleen Anatomy General Facts Size: 10–12cm long, 6–7cm wide, 3–4cm thick (about fist sized) The spleen weighs 150-200g. In its normal size, it is not palpable. Location…

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13 The Colon

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10.1055/b-0034-80024 13 The Colon Anatomy General Facts Length: approximately 1.5 m Diameter: ascending colon 7-8cm transverse colon 5 cm descending colon 3-5cm sigmoid colon 3-5cm Significant angles: hepatic flexure (right…

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11 The Peritoneum

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10.1055/b-0034-80022 11 The Peritoneum Anatomy General Facts Function mechanical protection by means of impact-buffering fat vascular function immune defense Location Parietal Peritoneum diaphragmatic part: underside of the diaphragm posterior part:…

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10 The Pancreas

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10.1055/b-0034-80021 10 The Pancreas Anatomy General Facts The pancreas is 14–18cm long and weighs 70–80g. It is a gland with exocrine and endocrine features. Division head of pancreas with the…

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15 The Urinary Bladder

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10.1055/b-0034-80026 15 The Urinary Bladder Anatomy ▪ Anatomy of the Urinary Bladder General Facts The bladder’s normal capacity lies at 500mL, but strong urinary urgency occurs already with 300 mL….

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14 The Kidneys

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10.1055/b-0034-80025 14 The Kidneys Anatomy General Facts Size: 12cm long, 7cm wide, and 3cm thick. Location Posterior Left kidney: Upper pole: T11 Renal pelvis: L1 Lower pole: L3 The right…

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16 The Uterus/Fallopian Tubes/Ovaries

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10.1055/b-0034-80027 16 The Uterus/Fallopian Tubes/Ovaries Anatomy ▪Anatomy of the Uterus General Facts General Facts pear shaped weight 30–120g, length 7–9cmlong (nullipara: 6–8cm) Function Defends against organisms invading the uterine cavity…

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7 The Stomach

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10.1055/b-0034-80018 7 The Stomach Anatomy ▪ Anatomy of the Esophagus Location The esophagus is located in the posterior mediastinum. It lies medial in front of the spinal column until the…

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