Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of liver, gall bladder, pancreas, duodenum and spleen

Posterosuperior aspect of liver

Image #144-6

KEYWORDS: Gallbladder, Liver, Pancreas, Spleen.

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Exploration of liver, gall bladder, pancreas, duodenum and spleen
Posterosuperior aspect of liver
1 . Hepatic veins
2 . Caudate lobe
3 . Right pointer: Cut edge of lesser omentum Left pointer: Left triangular ligament
4 . Fissure of ligamentum venosum
5 . Left triangular ligament of liver
6 . Left lobe of liver
7 . Upper pointer: Papillary process Lower pointer: Caudate process
8 . Upper pointer: Porta hepatis Lower pointer: Area of adhesion which obliterated normal peritoneal surface (normal situation depicted in drawing)
9 . Quadrate lobe
10 . Ligamentum teres
11 . Gallbladder
12 . Sulcus of vena cava
13 . Coronary ligament of liver
14 . Bare area of liver (note peritoneal reflection at margins of area (3, 13) which can be traced entirely around the region with the exception of an indistinct edge close to the porta hepatis (8, lower pointer)
15 . Right triangular ligament
16 . Right lobe of liver
17 . Renal impression (pointer indicates approximate midregion of this impression)
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