Ligament of Treitz
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1. What anatomic transition does the ligament of Treitz mark?
2. What does retroperitoneal mean?
3. In general, what organs are retroperitoneal?
4. What does mesenteric and antimesenteric mean?
5. At the start of the video, is the physician cutting on the mesenteric or antimesenteric side of the bowel?
6. At the start of the video, is the physician cutting the small intestine or the large intestine?
7. What’s the purpose of “tying off the bowel” at the start of the video?
8. Identify the ileocecal junction.
9. Point to where you would expect to find an appendix.
10. Does the patient have an appendix?
11. At the start of the video, are we looking at the organ block from anterior or posterior?
12. Identify the greater omentumuscle
13. Order from anterior to posterior: Bladder/prostate, rectumuscle
14. Point to the right ureter. Identify it’s entry point into the bladder.
15. The physician identifies the ureter as the right ureter. How did he know?
16. Is the prostate normal in size?
17. Identify the prostatic urethrartery
18. Are we looking at the prostatic urethra from superior or inferior?