Anatomy Thorax Clinical

Card Set Information

Author:
ribbit228
ID:
222943
Filename:
Anatomy Thorax Clinical
Updated:
2013-06-07 21:19:06
Tags:
thorax
Folders:

Description:
thoracic wall
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user ribbit228 on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. First rib is important because of its relationship to these two structures:
    • 1. Lower trunk of brachial plexus
    • 2. Subclavian arteries & veins (vessels of arm)
  2. Second rib is attached at sternal angle at which plane (thoracic vertebra levels)
    T4-T5 (landmark plane in thorax)
  3. Thoracotomy definition:
    To make an incision through an intercostal space
  4. Median sternotomy:
    Sternum is divided to gain access to thoracic cavity for surgical operations

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview