GI Radiology - Learning Objectives

Learning objectives:

1. Recognize and identify the following structures on imaging studies

2. Describe the anatomic configuration of the structures in relation to other nearby structures, as learned in gross anatomy

List of structures:

• Esophagus

• Stomach

• Gastric cardia

• Gastric fundus

• Gastric antrum

• Pylorus

• Lesser curvature

• Greater curvature

• Small intestine

• Circular folds

• Duodenum

• Duodenal bulb/D1 (superior/1st part)

• Descending duodenum/D2 (descending/2nd part)

• Transverse duodenum/D3 (inferior/3rd part)

• Ascending duodenum/D4 (ascending/4th part)

• Jejunum

• Ileum

• Colon

• Haustra

• Cecum

• Ascending colon

• Hepatic flexure (right colic/hepatic flexure)

• Transverse colon

• Splenic flexure (left colic/splenic flexure)

• Descending colon

• Sigmoid colon

• Rectum

• Liver

• Gallbladder

• Pancreas

• Spleen

• Portal v. (Hepatic portal v.)

• Aorta

• Superior mesenteric a.

• IVC

• Superior mesenteric v.