LSS Anatomy of the Thorax

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Decks in this class (25)

thoracic wall
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48  cards
lungs, pleura and ventilation
lungs: demonstrate the surface markings of the pleura, lobes and fissures of the lungs and explain their clinical significance; describe the structures in the hilum of the lung and their anatomical relationships; summarise the anatomy of the bronchial tree and bronchopulmonary segments, explain their functional and clinical significance and describe the blood supply, innervation, venous and lymphatic drainage of the lungs
62  cards
superior mediastinum
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55  cards
anatomy of the heart and organisation of nerves in the thorax
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80  cards
gas transport and exchange
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29  cards
airways function
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28  cards
lung cell biology
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34  cards
posterior mediastinum
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23  cards
lungs, pleura and ventilation
diaphragm: describe the attachments and relations of the diaphragm and the structures that pass through and behind it; explain the movements of the diaphragm, its motor and sensory innervation and pleural and peritoneal coverings
23  cards
lungs, pleura and ventilation
ventilation: explain the movements involved in normal, vigorous and forced ventilation and describe the muscles responsible for these movements
20  cards
lungs, pleura and ventilation
lungs: demonstrate the surface markings of the pleura, lobes and fissures of the lungs and explain their clinical significance; describe the structures in the hilum of the lung and their anatomical relationships; summarise the anatomy of the bronchial tree and bronchopulmonary segments, explain their functional and clinical significance and describe the blood supply, innervation, venous and lymphatic drainage of the lungs
53  cards
thoracic wall
bones of the thorax: demonstrate the main anatomical features and surface landmarks of the thoracic vertebrae, ribs and sternum; describe the anatomy of the joints between the ribs, vertebrae, costal cartilages and sternum; explain their contribution to the movements of ventilation
21  cards
thoracic wall
intercostal muscles: describe the anatomy of the intercostal muscles. Describe a neurovascular bundle in a typical intercostal space and outline the structures its components supply
17  cards
thoracic wall - INCOMPLETE
breast: describe the anatomy of the breast including its neurovascular supply; explain the lymphatic drainage of the breast and its clinical relevance to the spread of metastases
14  cards
heart and great vessels
heart: demonstrate the surface markings of the heart and great vessels, the position and site of auscultation of the heart valves, and explain their clinical relevance; identify the major anatomical features of each chamber of the heart and explain their functional significance; describe the structure and position of heart valves and explain their function; describe the anatomical course of the spread of electrical excitation through the chambers of the heart, recall the position of palpation of
20  cards
heart and great vessels
pericardium: describe the arrangement of the fibrous and serous layers of the pericardium and relate it to conditions such as cardiac tamponade and pericarditis
12  cards
heart and great vessels - INCOMPLETE
coronary arteries: describe the origin, course and main branches of the left and right coronary arteries and discuss the functional consequences of their obstruction in conditions such as ischaemic heart disease
7  cards
heart and great vessels
great vessels: describe the course of the great arteries (ascending aorta, the arch of the aorta and descending thoracic aorta) and great veins (inferior and superior vena cavae) and the azygos venous system; list their major branches/tributaries and the structures they supply/drain
26  cards
thoracic regional anatomy
thoracic inlet: describe the boundaries of the thoracic inlet and outlet and the structures that pass through them and their relations
3  cards
thoracic regional anatomy
mediastinum: describe the arrangement and contents of the superior, anterior, middle and posterior parts of the mediastinum
14  cards
thoracic regional anatomy
oesophagus: describe the course, major relations and neurovascular supply of the oesophagus within the thorax
13  cards
thoracic regional anatomy
vagus and phrenic nerves: describe the origin, course and distribution of the vagus and phrenic nerves
41  cards
thoracic regional anatomy
thoracic duct: describe the course and major relations of the thoracic duct; explain the lymph drainage within the thorax and its clinical significance
30  cards
thoracic regional anatomy
thoracic sympathetic nerves: describe the distribution and function of the sympathetic chains and thoracic splanchnic nerves; explain the mechanism of referred pain from T1-5 sympathetic afferents to the chest wall and relate it to the thoracic viscera
40  cards
thoracic regional anatomy - INCOMPLETE
diagnostic imaging: identify major thoracic structures on standard diagnostic images e.g. CT, MRI, X-ray and ultrasound
2  cards

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