Which side is the liver located?

Which side is the liver located?

In simplest terms, it can be said that the liver is located on the right side of the abdominal cavity, just below the diaphragm. In scientific terms, it is said to be located in the right upper quadrant of the abdominal cavity.

How is the Glisson capsule of the liver innervated?

Glisson’s capsule, the fibrous covering of the liver, is innervated by branches of the lower intercostal nerves. Distension of the capsule results in a sharp, well localised pain. The lymphatic vessels of the anterior aspect of the liver drain into hepatic lymph nodes.

Where are the triangular ligaments located in the liver?

Triangular ligaments (left and right): The left triangular ligament is formed by the union of the anterior and posterior layers of the coronary ligament at the apex of the liver and attaches the left lobe of the liver to the diaphragm.

Where are the subphrenic spaces located in the liver?

Subphrenic spaces – located between the diaphragm and the anterior and superior aspects of the liver. They are divided into a right and left by the falciform ligament.

Where are the accessory lobes of the liver located?

There are two further ‘accessory’ lobes that arise from the right lobe, and are located on the visceral surface of liver: Caudate lobe – located on the upper aspect of the visceral surface. It lies between the inferior vena cava and a fossa produced by the ligamentum venosum (a remnant of the fetal ductus venosus).

Where are the hepatic recesses located in the liver?

The hepatic recesses are anatomical spaces between the liver and surrounding structures. They are of clinical importance as infection may collect in these areas, forming an abscess. Subphrenic spaces – located between the diaphragm and the anterior and superior aspects of the liver.

Where is the subhepatic space located in the liver?

Subhepatic space – a subdivision of the supracolic compartment (above the transverse mesocolon), this peritoneal space is located between the inferior surface of the liver and the transverse colon. Morison’s pouch – a potential space between the visceral surface of the liver and the right kidney.

Where do they make the mud jugs in America?

Every Mud Jug has been, and will continue to be 100% made in the United States of America.

Where does the mud jug spitter come from?

From the humble beginnings of three guys assembling spitters by hand out of a residential garage, to a full-fledged manufacturing plant based in Southern California, Mud Jug epitomizes the American dream of hard work, honesty, quality and value.

How is the liver like any other organ?

“As with any damage to any cell of any organ, there is always a process of healing.” One of the most incredible facts about the liver is that it is self-healing, just like your skin. For example, if you cut yourself, the wound eventually scabs over as it heals and possibly leaves you with a scar. The same process happens in the liver.