Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

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

Dissection of pancreas; general view of ducts and vessels

Image #146-2

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

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Exploration of liver, gall bladder, pancreas, duodenum and spleen
Dissection of pancreas; general view of ducts and vessels
The head, body and tail of the pancreas have been dissected to expose the main and accessory pancreatic ducts and the vascular supply. Details of this dissection are presented in the close-up views which follow.
1 . Liver (dissected)
2 . Upper pointer: Left gastric artery Lower pointer: Hepatic lymph node
3 . Portal vein
4 . Common bile duct
5 . Gastroduodenal artery
6 . Duodenum (cut across)
7 . Communication between main and accessory pancreatic ducts
8 . Right gastroepiploic artery (cut across, partially covered by a dissected portion of pancreas)
9 . Accessory pancreatic duct
10 . Pancreaticoduodenal branch of gastroduodenal artery
11 . Duodenum
12 . Uncinate process of pancreas
13 . Esophagus (cut across)
14 . Spleen
15 . Splenic artery (visible through dissected pancreas)
16 . Splenic vein
17 . Pancreatic duct (course in head of pancreas obscured by accessory duct)
18 . Jejunum
19 . Superior mesenteric artery and vein
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