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ANAT 214 Lecture 16: ANAT214_Lecture_16

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McGill University
Anatomy & Cell Biology
ANAT 214
Louis Hermo

Liver Porta hepatis: main entrance to the liver o Portal vein, hepatic artery and bile duct o All the gut venous blood goes into the liver by the portal vein and leaves the liver by the hepatic vein, which drains into the inferior vena cava and then into circulation Held in place by the falciform ligament (liver to anterior abdominal wall) o Sickle shaped o Goes to the umbilicus o Keeps it in the midline The coronary ligament attaches the liver to the diaphragm o End point on the right side and left side Mainly above the subcostal margin towards the right side, attached to the diaphragm Right lobe, left lobe (extends towards the stomach The surface of the liver is visceral peritoneum o The ligaments are also visceral peritoneum (continuity) The bottom of the diaphragm and the abdominal wall is parietal peritoneum Inferior viewo Need to be able to identify the triad in the free edge of the lesser momentum Bile duct, hepatic artery and the portal vein o There are two openings from the liver into the inferior vena cava which are the hepatic veins o Impressions on the liver Midgut Duodenum2, transverse duodenum, 1/2 pancreas, jejunum, ileum, ascending and 2/3 of the transverse colon Superior mesenteric artery o Has a pancreatico-duodenal inferior artery (the superior pancreatico c
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