Human Anatomy with Dania

Below are materials for SI Leader Dania’s Human Anatomy, instructed by Dr.Samsam, sections 1-2, Spring 2017.

SI Session Times and Locations 

Monday: 6:30-7:20pm (Online) –>  Click here! Password: OPAL (case sensitive)

Tuesday: 11:00-11:50am (TA Room 202A)

Tuesday: 2:00-2:50pm (TA Room 304)

Wednesday: 3:00-3:50pm (CB1 Room 122)

Friday: 3:00-3:50pm (HPA1 Room 110)

Friday: 4:30-5:20pm (Online) –> Click here! Password: OPAL (case sensitive)


Lecture Exam #4 is on Monday April 10th!

Stay tuned for practice exam and exam review date

Question of the day!

(3/20) What structures (5) does the transpyloric plane intersect? At what point do we draw this imaginary line?

(3/21) How do the layers of the abdominal wall differ above and below the umbilicus? Which layer gives rise to Colle’s fascia around the external genitalia? 

(3/22) What are the borders of Hesselbach’s Triangle? What can happen in this triangle?

(3/23) What is nicknamed the policeman of the abdomen? Why?

(3/24) What is Hirschsprung’s disease? Achalasia? 

(3/25) What artery supplies the left lesser curvature of the stomach? What is its origin? 

(3/26) In which part of the stomach are parietal cells found? What do they secrete?

(3/27) Why is regurgitation more characteristic of sliding hiatal hernias compared to paraesophageal hiatal hernias? 

(3/28) In which part of the duodenum do we see the opening of the major duodenal papilla? Where is the Ampulla of Vater? Sphincter of Oddi?

(3/29) Where would we find an abnormal out-pouching in a patient suffering from Meckel’s diverticulum? What symptoms are caused by the presence of ectopic gastric epithelium? What is the rule of 2’s?

(3/30) Where is McBurney’s Point (be specific)? What is the clinical significance?


Recorded OPAL Sessions

(3/20) Herniations

(3/24) Peritoneum, Stomach Blood Supply & Histology

(3/27) Small Intestine Layers & Histology

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