Gastroenterology/Hepatology

Physiology

The Stomach

Gastrointestinal hormones

Digestion

Effective digestion and absorption requires

Oral intake

Oral cavity

Saliva

Stomach

Small intestine

Duodenum

Pancreatic exocrine secretions enter 2nd part of duodenum

Jejunual mucosa secretes enzymes

Ileum

Large intestine: Colon + Rectum

Anal canal

Liver Anatomy and Physiology

About

Relations

Vascular segmental anatomy

Lobar Anatomy

Porta hepatis contains the

Autonomic nervous supply - sympathetic and parasympathetic

Blood supply - 2 sources

Structure

Normal portal pressure is 5-8 mmHg

Liver physiology