Okay, so this tutorial is an introduction to the blood supply to the abdominal organs. So I’m going to talk about the arterial supply and the venous drainage of the abdominal viscera. So we’re looking here at a model of the circulatory system and we’re looking at the abdominal region.
An enlarged spleen is a physical exam finding that has a broad differential. Let’s investigate the three primary causes; congestion, infiltration, and proliferation: we can remember it as C-I-P. First let’s look at congestion. Increased blood pressure in the splenic vein can cause a cascade of congestion, hyperplasia and fibrosis
(opening music plays) NARRATOR: The gallbladder is a pear-shaped pouch underneath your liver. With the liver, it attaches to the small intestine through a series of tubes called ducts. Bile, a substance made by the liver to break down fat, is stored in the gallbladder. When fatty food from a
Constipation in term infants is actually quite rare. Babies usually pass the thick tarry stool called meconium within 24 hours of life. We do not include any meconium passed in utero, as this is often caused by other reasons, such as fetal distress. So passing meconium in utero does not
COMM: Meet Lemon, a very unique three year old lovebird. COMM: Lemon began life as a perfectly healthy active bird, but soon began to lose all her feathers. COMM: She was diagnosed with Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease. This causes malformations in the feathers and beak and also affects the
Have you ever wanted to see a perfectly replicated model of your insides, in stunningly realistic 3D? Yeah…me neither. Regardless, 3D body scanning is here, and it’s got some surprising applications. But do people actually want to use it? There’s been a sudden growth spurt in the market of 3D