Abdomen Competency – Topic: Abdominal cavity Number of competencies: (14) Number of procedures for certification: (NIL)

AN47.1 Describe & identify boundaries and recesses of Lesser & Greater sac K/S SH Y
AN47.2 Name & identify various peritoneal folds & pouches with its explanation


AN47.3 Explain anatomical basis of Ascites & Peritonitis K KH N
AN47.4 Explain anatomical basis of Subphrenic abscess K KH N
AN47.5 Describe & demonstrate major viscera of abdomen under following headings (anatomical position, external and internal features, important peritoneal and other relations, blood supply, nerve supply, lymphatic drainage and applied aspects) K/S SH Y
AN47.6 Explain the anatomical basis of Splenic notch, Accessory spleens, Kehr’s sign, Different types of vagotomy, Liver biopsy (site of needle puncture), Referred pain in cholecystitis, Obstructive jaundice, Referred pain around umbilicus, Radiating pain of kidney to groin & Lymphatic spread in carcinoma stomach K KH N
AN47.7 Mention the clinical importance of Calot’s triangle K KH N
AN47.8 Describe & identify the formation, course relations and tributaries of Portal vein, Inferior vena cava & Renal vein K/S SH Y
AN47.9 Describe & identify the origin, course, important relations and branches of Abdominal aorta, Coeliac trunk, Superior mesenteric, Inferior mesenteric & Common iliac artery K/S SH Y
AN47.10 Enumerate the sites of portosystemic anastomosis K KH Y
AN47.11 Explain the anatomic basis of hematemesis& caput medusae in portal hypertension K KH Y
AN47.12 Describe important nerve plexuses of posterior abdominal wall K KH N
AN47.13 Describe & demonstrate the attachments, openings, nerve supply & action of the thoracoabdominal diaphragm K/S SH Y
AN47.14 Describe the abnormal openings of thoracoabdominal diaphragm and diaphragmatic hernia K KH N

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