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GI Blood Supply

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1. The only vascular structure to pass between the superior mesenteric artery and the aorta on a transverse scan is?
a left hepatic vein
b left gastric artery
c left renal artery
d left renal vein
e right hepatic vein

2. The inferior vena cava terminates in the?
a portal vein
b portal artery
c hepatic vein
d right atrium
e left ventricle

3. The portal vein is formed by the junction of the?
a SMA & HA
b portal artery & hepatic artery
c HV & SMV
d SMV & SV
e SMA & SV

4. Emboli from the right side of the heart lodge in?
a brain
b lungs
c liver
d small bowel & colon
e peripheral arteries

6. The vessel that emerges from the aorta and runs parallel to it is the?
a SMV
b HA
c gastric artery
d renal artery
e SMA

7. Which is the last major branch to originate from the aorta prior to the aortic bifurcation?
a celiac artery
b superior mesenteric artery
c inferior mesenteric artery
d gonadal artery
e renal artery

9. Which vessel lies posterior to the bile duct and anterior to the portal vein?
a hepatic vein
b right portal vein
c gastroduodenal artery
d cystic duct artery
e hepatic artery

10. A localized liver mass would produce what type of displacement of the IVC?
a anterior displacement
b inferior displacement
c no displacement
d posterior displacement
e superior displacement

11. The portal veins carries blood to the liver from the?
a hepatic artery
b intestine
c splenic artery
d peripheral venous system
e pancreas

13. The two major branches of the celiac trunk (axis) are?
a SMA & HA
b SV & SA
c SA & HA
d SMA & SA
e SMA & SV

14.Which of the following is NOT a sonographic feature of the abdominal aorta?
a highly pulsatile structure
b often is tortuous and ecstatic
c proximal portion is more posterior
d slightly anterior and to the right of the spine
e located in the retroperitoneum

15.Artreries have a thicker tunica
a adventitia
b serosa
c media
d intima
e externa

16. 95% of abdominal aortic aneurysm are?
a suprarenal
b infrarenal
c at the level of the renal arteries
d along the descending aorta
e along the ascending aorta

17. The inferior mesenteric vein
a enters the portal vein at the confluence
b is located right of the SMA
c runs medially to enter the posterior & lateral aspect of the IVC
d enters the splenic vein before the confluence
e is superior to the renal arteries

18. A localized liver mass would produce what type of displacement of the inferior vena cava?
a anterior displacement
b inferior displacement
c no displacement
d posterior displacement
e superior displacement

19. Blood traveling from the spleen to the liver must pass through the?
a main portal vein
b superior mesenteric vein
c inferior mesentric vein
d hepatic veins
e portal artery

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1. The only vascular structure to pass between the superior mesenteric artery and the aorta on a transverse scan is?
d left renal vein

2. The inferior vena cava terminates in the?
d right atrium

3. The portal vein is formed by the junction of the?
d SMV & SV

4. Emboli from the right side of the heart lodge in?
b lungs

6. The vessel that ...

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Multiple choice questions and answers about GI Blood Supply

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