Gall bladder Notes part 2
Cholecystitis, adenomyomatosis, cancer, acquired immunodeficiency
syndrome, cholangiopathy, and sclerosis cholangitis
biliary causes of the GB wall thickening
diffuse liver disease (cirrhosis and hepatitis), pancreatitis, portal
Chapter 7 Notes section 2
Control secretions of glucagon and insulin into the blood
What does the endocrine function of the pancreas do?
Failure of the pancreas to supply enough insulin leads to _
Islets of Langerhans
The endocrine funct
Where is the Pancreas located?
The pancreas is retroperitoneal occupying the pararenal space
What is the normal size of the pancreas?
12-15 cm long
Which of the nine regions is it located?
The epigastric region and part of the left hypochon
Abdominal Ultrasound Spleen Notes
The Spleen is located?
in the peritoneum located in the left upper quadrant between the stomach &
What is the Spleens job?
it is the largest lymphoid organ that filters damaged cells, microorganisms
Renal Ultrasound Anatomy Notes
Functions of the kidney
Detoxification; BP regulation; maintanance of ph levels, minerals, iron, and
functional, permenent kidneys
Components of the urinary system
2 kidneys, 2 ureters, 1 urinary blad
Chapter 7 Notes
to the left
Where is the pancreas in relationship to the duodenal loop?
stomach, transverse colon, lesser sac
The pancreas is posterior to what anatomy?
The head of the pancreas is _ to the IVC
What is the head of the pancreas
Gall bladder Notes part 1
AMPULLA OF VATER
anatomical structure formed by the union of the pancreatic duct and common
bile duct prior to the entrance into the duodenum
A yellow pigment that is released to the blood and binds to albumin for
Ultrasound Physics Basics
What is the unit of (T) period for MHz?
What is the unit of (T) for KHz?
What is the unit of (T) for Hz?
When the speed of sound is measured in millimeters, what is the unit of
the Period (T)?
Diagnostic Sonography Notes
The basic function of the gallbladder is what?
Aids in digestion with the bile, GB concentrates and stores the bile from the
liver until it is needed then the GB sends it to the Duodenum.
How does the GB concentrate bile?
Ultrasound Spleen Notes
results from the failure of fusion of separate splenic masses forming on the
dorsal mesogastrium; most commonly found in the splenic hilum or along
the splenic vessels or associated ligaments