Papers from Anatomical Laboratory, St. Louis University Volume 3

Papers from Anatomical Laboratory, St. Louis University Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...places the transverse portion across the fourth or fifth lumbar vertebra and the pylorus and duodenojejunal angle at the side of the first lumbar vertebra. The jejunoileum begins at the duodenojejunal angle about 5 cm. to the left of the midplane at the level of the first lumbar vertebra, and ends at the ileocolic valve about 3 cm. to the right of the midplane over the right end of the disc between the fourth and fifth lumbar vertebrae. The coils of this part of the intestine are so variable in position and relations that they are not represented in the projections. The mesentery is attached to the posterior body wall along a line nearly straight from the duodenojejunal angle to the ileocolic valve. In the upper half this attachment is to the front of the fourth portion of the duodenum. In the lower half it'is at first attached to the aorta, then to the vena cava inferior and right common iliac vessels. THE LARGE INTESTINE The caecum lies in the right iliac fossa and extends as far down as the promontory of the sacrum. Its apex is about 4 cm. below the ileocolic valve. The latter is anterior and to the right of the disc between the fourth and fifth lumbar vertebrae, about 1 cm. below a line connecting the highest points of the crests of the ilia and 3 or 4 cm. above a line connecting the anterior superior iliac spines. The vermiform appendix arises from the posterior part of the internal surface of the caecum about midway between the ileocolic valve and the apex of the caecum, and extends 2Jonnesco, T., Polrier, P. et Charpy, A Traite" d'anatomie humaine, IV. inward anterior to the right half of the fifth vertebra. It lies internal to the caecum and is connected to the intestine by a short mesoappendix. The appendix is about 9 cm. in...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236566084
  • 9781236566089