Fundus of gallbladder


Fundus of gallbladder

Infobox Anatomy
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Latin = fundus vesicae biliaris
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Caption = Gall bladder


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The fundus of gallbladder is the portion of the gallbladder which lies the farthest from the cystic duct.

It is covered with peritoneum.

A traditional cholecystectomy is most commonly performed from the infundibulum to the fundus.cite journal |author=Neri V, Ambrosi A, Fersini A, Tartaglia N, Valentino TP |title=Antegrade dissection in laparoscopic cholecystectomy |journal=JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons |volume=11 |issue=2 |pages=225–8 |year=2007 |pmid=17761085 |doi=]

It's at the same level as the transpyloric plane.

References

External links

* http://www.ece.ncsu.edu/imaging/MedImg/SIMS/GF32.gif
* - "Stomach, Spleen and Liver: The Gallbladder and the Bile System"
* http://training.seer.cancer.gov/ss_module13_biliary_tract/unit02_sec02_anatomy.html
* http://anatomy.med.umich.edu/gastrointestinal_system/duodenum_tables.html


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