The Anatomy of the Gallbladder

  • James G. McNulty

Abstract

The gallbladder is a pear-shaped sac lying in a fossa on the visceral surface of the liver (Fig. 1.1). The size and shape of the organ vary with its physiological activity. Anatomically, it has three parts: fundus, body and neck. Between the neck and the body lies the infundibulum with an indefinite pouch (Hartmann’s pouch) on its posteromedial surface.

Keywords

Cholesterol Hepatitis Gall Perforation Lution 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • James G. McNulty
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  1. 1.Diagnostic RadiologyUniversity of Dublin St. Jame’s HospitalDublin 8Ireland

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