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Functional Liver Anatomy and Blood Supply

Functional Liver Anatomy and Blood Supply

Functional Liver Anatomy and Blood Supply

Charl Jooste
Charl Jooste
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Launch date: 11 May 2018
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Last updated: 29 May 2018

Reference: 189023

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Knowledge of liver function is essential for all clinicians. Understanding its unique functional structure underpins this knowledge.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Differentiate between the gross anatomical and functional liver structure
• Recognize the blood supply
• Recall the regulation of blood flow in the liver
• Identify the liver acinus, and describe its blood flow and function
• Indicate the relation between sinusoids, hepatocytes and Kupffer cells
• List the main functions of mitochondria, smooth and rough endoplasmic reticulae in hepatocytes, and explain the purpose of the microvilli
• Explain biliary drainage
Charl Jooste

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Charl Jooste
on behalf of Health Education England

Consultant anaesthetist
After qualifying in medicine at the University of Pretoria in 1987, Dr Jooste moved to the UK, where he began his postgraduate training. He was awarded the FRCA in London in 1995.

Since 1999, he has been a consultant anaesthetist with a special interest in liver transplantation at King’s College Hospital.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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