Unit 3 - Thorax, Abdomen, Pelvis, and Perineum: Transpyloric Plane (Ex. III) Flashcards Preview

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1

What are the spinal segments associated with it?

T12-L1 ==> "T12-L1 plane"

2

What structures does it pass through or close to?

- pylorus of the stomach
- ampulla of the duodenum
- celiac trunk
- S mesenteric a.
- origin of portal v.
- neck of the pancreas
- left colic flexure of the LI

3

What is the transpyloric plane?

transverse plane measured halfway between the jugular notch and pubic crest

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