Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

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

General view of organs in situ, stomach opened

Image #145-6

KEYWORDS: Gallbladder, Liver, Pancreas, Spleen, Stomach, Overview.

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Exploration of liver, gall bladder, pancreas, duodenum and spleen
General view of organs in situ, stomach opened
The stomach has been removed by dividing the esophagus (17) above the cardia and by severing the duodenum (7) close to the pylorus.
1 . Hepatic vein
2 . Liver
3 . Caudate lobe
4 . Vestibule of omental bursa
5 . Portal vein
6 . Common bile duct
7 . Superior part of duodenum (cut across)
8 . Gallbladder
9 . Gastroduodenal artery
10 . Prominence of right kidney (in background)
11 . Head of pancreas
12 . Descending part of duodenum
13 . Uncinate process of pancreas
14 . Horizontal part of duodenum
15 . Esophagus
16 . Diaphragm
17 . Abdominal part of esophagus
18 . Line of reflection of peritoneum onto spleen from gastrosplenic ligament
19 . Spleen
20 . Splenic artery (accompanied by vein and nerves)
21 . Left gastric artery
22 . Tail of pancreas
23 . Body of pancreas
24 . Common hepatic artery
25 . Jejunum (cut across)
26 . Line of attachment of descending colon (pointer on cut edge of peritoneum)
27 . Left kidney (covered by fascia)
28 . Ascending part of duodenum
29 . Superior mesenteric artery and vein
30 . Inferior mesenteric artery and vein
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