Thorax - Unit 2a

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insertion of a needle through an intercostal space in order to obtain pleural fluid
A viral disease of spinal ganglia and is a dermatomically distributed lesion...
a surgical procedure in which an incision is made opening the chest cavity
the internal thoracic artery arises from which artery?
contraction of the ventricles
POSTERIOR VAGAL TRUNK of the esophagus is form from the left or right vagus nerve?
each lobar bronchi divides into
interference with venous return of blood to the heart due to an extensive accumulation of fluid in the pericardium (pericardial effusion)
The sternocostal surface of the heart is formed primarily by the anterior wall of which heart chamber?
compensatory circulation carried on through secondary channels after obstruction of the principal vessel supplying the part
inflammation of the pericardium
Parasympathetic stimulation of the esophagus results in the rhythmic contraction of esophageal smooth muscle known as?
the posterior intercostal arteries arise from which artery?
Which valves would be open during ventricular systole?
anterior rami of T1-T11 form which nerves
inferior boundary of the thoracic cavity
these intercostal muscles help depress the ribs during expiration
the left 2nd intercostal space is the auscultation point for which valve?
inflitration of anesthetic around intercostal nerves.
roots for the phrenic nerve
the right 2nd intercostal space is the auscultation point for which valve?
Because of its angle with the trachea and size of the main bronchus, a bronchoscope would pass more readily into which lung?
a chronic disorder characterized by hyperreactive airways leading to episodic, reversible bronchoconstriction due to an increased sensitivity to irritating stimuli.
arterial supply of the pericardium
failed closure of the foramen ovalis leads to?
the visceral and parietal plurae are continuous at the ...?
the endothelial lining of all of the chambers of the heart
Heart rate does what in the presence of parsympathetic stimulation?
the thick muscle layer of the heart
The thoracic wall is innervated by:
a keel-shaped cartilage lying at the tracheal bifurcation--it separates the right main stem bronchus from the left main stem bronchus.
the progressive narrowing and hardening of the arteries over time
ANTERIOR VAGAL TRUNK of the esophagus is form from the left or right vagus nerve?
which bronchi is shorter and wider and more vertical.
known as the pacemaker of the heart
this pleura lines the pulmonary cavities, adhering to the pulmonary wall
where does rib 2 attach?
The sympathetic innervation of the heart originates from which part the thoracic spinal cord?
escape of fluid into the pleural cavity
posterior blood supply of the thorax comes from
left and right brachiocephalic veins drain into?
midline incision through the sternum
electric impulses of the heart originate here..
chest pain due to ischemia of the heart is known as
the left 4th intercostal space (just lateral to the sternum) is the auscultation point for which valve?
union of subclavian & internal jugular veins create which vein?
A ventricular septal defect (VSD) usually affects which portion of the interventricular septum?
the visceral layer of the serous pericardium
occurs if a sufficient amount of air enters the pleural cavity causing the tension adhering visceral to parietal pleura to break
each main bronchi divides into
narrowing of the orifice of the aortic valve or of the supravalvular or subvalvular regions
this pleura covers the lungs and is adherent to all its surfaces
muscles in the wall of the right atrium are known as?
these structure prolong ribs and contribute to elasticity of the thoracic wall.
Which ribs attach directly to the sternum through their own costal cartilages?
injury to which nerve can cause paralysis of the diaphragm
which artery accompanies the phrenic nerve?
heart sound heard as blood passes through the atria to the ventricle
indents the anterioinferior aspect of the left lung
this node is located in the cristae terminalis of the right atrium
inflammation of the endocardium
ligament that is a continuity between the pleural and parietal cavities that extends between parietal and mediastinum
parasympathetic innervation of the heart is supplied by which nerve?
aspiration of a foreign body usually falls into which mainstem?
which nerve loops near the ligamentum arteriosum?
internal thoracic artery arise from which artery?
The pleural cavity near the cardiac notch is known as the:
the brachiocephalic veins drain into which vein?
Stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system in the lungs acts to
the left 5th intercostal space (right below the nipple) is the auscultation point for which valve?
Anterior intercostal arteries arise from which artery
Which ribs have cartilages that are joined to the cartilage just superior to them (indirect attachment to sternum)?
right lung has how many lobes?
which lung has the cardiac notch?
The portion of the parietal pleura that extends above the first rib is called the :
Which ribs have cartilages that do not attach to the sternum?
This collection of autonomic fibers is located at the base of the heart behind and within the concavity of the arch of the aorta.
the pec. major, pec. minor, and serratus anterior muscles can help expand the thoracic cavity when inspiration is deep and forceful. These muscles are what type of muscles?
heart sounds heard as blood is pumped from the ventricles.
innervation of the diaphragm
surgical creation of an opening through the thoracic wall to enter a pleural cavity
the main arterial supply for the pericardium
entry of air into the pleural cavity resulting from penetrating wound to parietal pleura
obstruction of a pulmonary artery by a blood clot
left lung has how many lobes?
Difficult breathing
main vein of the heart
Blockage of which artery would lead to ischemia of the apex of the heart?
ventricular relaxation, elongation, or extension
These intercostal muscles help elevate ribs during inspiration
Which chamber's anterior wall forms most of the sternocostal surface of the heart?
accumulation of a significant amount of fluid in pleural cavity
muscles of the right ventricle are known as
Stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system in the lungs acts to
the backflow of blood from ventricle to atrium
TRUE OR FALSE: The sympathetic innervation of the esophageal vascular smooth muscle is from the thoracic portion of the sympathetic chain and the fibers are postsynaptic.
a surgical procedure which involves replacing diseased (narrowed) coronary arteries with veins obtained from the patient's lower extremities or the patient's internal thoracic arte
Stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system in the heart will cause...?
an area of necrosis resulting from a sudden insufficiency of arterial or venous blood supply to the heart's muscular wall
The first rib articulates with the sternum directly below which joint?
this node lies in the interatrial septum

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