What is the Average weight of the adult human liver
Which abdominal quadrant contains the gallbladder?
What is the name of the soft tissue structure that separates the right from the left lobe of the liver
Which lobe of the liver is larger, the right or left
What are the two other lobes of the liver, in addition to the right and left
Quadrate and Caudate
True of False: The liver performs over 100 functions
True or False: The average healthy adult liver produces 1 gallon, or 3000 to 4000 ml of bile per day
What are the three primary functions of the gallbladder?
1. Store Bile
2. Concentrate Bile
3. Contracts to release bile into the duodenum
True or False: Concentrated levels of cholesterol in bile may lead to gallstones.
What is a common site for impaction, or lodging , of gallstones
True of False: IN about 40% of individuals, the end of the common bile duct and the end of the pancreas totally separated into two ducts rather than combining into one single passageway into the duodenum.
True or False: An older term for the main pancreatic duct is the duct of Vater.
The gallbladder is located more (posteriorly or anteriorly) withing the abdomen?
Surgical removal of the gallbladder
Enlargement or narrowing of the biliary ducts due to presence of stones
Condition of having gallstones
Inflammation of the gallbladder
Benign or malignant tumors
Narrowing of the biliary ducts
Cholecystocholangiography: The radiographic examination of ____________
the gallbladder and biliary ducts
Which imaging modality produces cholescintigraphy?
True or False: Acute cholecystitis may produce a thickened gallbladder wall.
What are the four advantages of a gallbladder ultrasound instead of the outdated OCG procedure?
1. No ionizing radiation
2. Better detection of small calculi
3. No contrast needed
4. Less patient preparation
Four accessory organs of digestion
What are the three primary functions of the digestive system?
Digestion of food
Absorption of food
Elimination of waster
What three pairs of salivary glands are accessory organs of digestion associated with the mouth?
The act of swallowing is called:
Three divisions of the pharynx
What structures create the two indentations seen along the lateral borders of esophogus
Left Primary Bronchus
What part of the Upper GI tract is a common site for ulcer disears
Duodenal bulb or cap
What term describes the junction between the duodenum and jejunum?
True or False: The body of the stomach curves inferiorly and posteriorly from the fundus.
The three main subdivisions of the stomach are:
Another name for Mucosal folds of the stomach:
True or False: Mechanical digestion includes movements of all the gastrointestinal tract
Stomach contents are churned into a semi-fluid mass called
A churning or mixing activity present int eh small bowel is called
Biologic catalyst that speed up the process of digestion are called
Peristalsis is an example of which type of digestion
A high and transverse stomach would be found in what type of patient?
Name the two abdominal organs most dramatically affected, in relation to location, by body habitus
On average, how much will abdominal organs drop in the erect position?
What is the most common form of positive contrast medium used for studies of the gastrointestinal system
Is a mixture of barium sulfate a suspension or a solution?
What is the major advantage for using a double-contrast media technique for contrast media for an upper GI?