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

Interior of gall bladder, bile ducts, close-up view

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Exploration of liver, gall bladder, pancreas, duodenum and spleen
Interior of gall bladder, bile ducts, close-up view
This close-up view of the dissection shown previously demonstrates the interior of the biliary tract in more detail.
1 . Hepatic vein
2 . Branch of portal vein
3 . Filament of hepatic plexus
4 . Cystic artery
5 . Muscular layer of gallbladder (external aspect)
6 . Muscular layer of gallbladder
7 . Infundibulum
8 . Body of gallbladder (note plicae tunicae mucosae)
9 . Surface of right lobe of liver
10 . Right hepatic duct (opened)
11 . Left hepatic duct (opened)
12 . Hepatic artery (right branch, cut off)
13 . Caudate lobe (sectioned)
14 . Inferior vena cava (in sulcus of vena cava hepatis)
15 . Common hepatic duct
16 . Portal vein (cut across)
17 . Left pointer: Spiral folds (note other similar folds in cystic duct) Right pointer: Cystic duct (exterior)
18 . Neck of gallbladder
19 . Confluence of hepatic and cystic ducts
20 . Common bile duct