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In this anatomy course you will explore the organs involved in our food digestion and discover the common causes of abdominal and pelvic pain. The latest graphics and animations will help you to find new insights and understanding of this part of the body, that has been the focus of anatomical research for centuries and presently arouses renewed scientific interest. You will explore the 3D anatomy of the organs from a basic level, providing thorough anatomical understanding, to its advanced application in surgical procedures. This course will challenge you to discover and help you to understand the anatomy of the abdomen and pelvis in all its aspects, ranging from its embryological underpinnings, via digital microscopy to gross topography and its clinical applications. The course is unique in that it continuously connects basic anatomical knowledge from the lab with its medical applications and current diagnostic techniques. You’ll get the chance to discuss anatomical and clinical problems with peers and experts in forum discussions and you will receive guidance in exploring the wealth of anatomical information that has been gathered over the centuries. Follow us on an exciting journey through the abdomen and pelvis where you digest your food but also where new life starts!...

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Прибл. 32 ч. на завершение
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1 ч. на завершение


2 видео (всего 6 мин.), 7 материалов для самостоятельного изучения
Video2 видео
Welcome and introduction4мин
Reading7 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Meet the instructors & the team10мин
Welcome to Leiden University!5мин
Complete our short survey10мин
Graphic content warning5мин
Tips for studying online5мин
Being successful in an international virtual learning environment10мин
Behaving in an academic way5мин
4 ч. на завершение

Mapping the abdomen and pelvis

Welcome to the first week of the course. Have you ever wondered what lies inside your abdomen? Do you know where the spleen or appendix is situated? Would you like to know how the physician looks at it and get the basics of a physical examination of the abdomen? Do you want to understand how all these structures can be seen on scans or X-rays? During this week you will get a better understanding of these things. We also lay the foundation for the following weeks of the course, like basic things to know about vascularization, the nervous system, embryology, and the wonderful membrane holding all these structures together: the peritoneum....
9 видео (всего 58 мин.), 4 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 6 тестов
Video9 видео
Follow the food - A tour along the intestines8мин
Anatomy on the table - 'Follow the food': A tour along the intestines8мин
What do you see if you open the abdomen7мин
Anatomy on the table - What do you see if you open the abdomen9мин
Human Anatomy 101 - What you need to knowмин
Working with the viewers10мин
A tour of the abdomen and pelvis in the viewers9мин
Summary of module ‘Mapping the abdomen’1мин
Reading4 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Getting the names right10мин
Links to some 101 readers10мин
Location of cross-sectional viewers1мин
'Reading' cross-sections10мин
Quiz6 практического упражнения
Follow the food12мин
'What lies here doctor?'14мин
What you need to know28мин
Working with the viewers10мин
Diving into the cross-sections14мин
Test your knowledge20мин


6 ч. на завершение

Trip into the gut

After the first introduction of the abdomen with all its organs, this week we will focus at some microscopy and the first stages of gut development in the embryo. The gut starts as a simple straight tube which differentiates further into a internalized tract with specialized sections, each with its own function. You will learn how the esophagus transports your food, while its lower sphincter prevents food from returning - even if you're upside down! Then you will focus on how the stomach drenches all food in an extremely acid pool, attacking ingested bacteria and starting the digestion. That same acid would also damage the duodenum, so protective action is required. You will follow the digestion further down the tract, with its extensive folds and specialized cells and end up with more and more solid bowel contents when water is extracted in the colon. In order to demonstrate some functions further, we also have to dive into the world of microscopy. Join us on this trip into the gut with all its ingenious structural specializations along the way!...
10 видео (всего 34 мин.), 9 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 4 тестов
Video10 видео
Four layer model4мин
Peristalsis and muscle layer orientation: in-depth3мин
Esophagus histology at a glance3мин
Stomach histology in a nutshell2мин
GI Tract histology: Some practical pointersмин
A slice of the gut at a glance5мин
Introduction embryology and what happened before...1мин
Folding of the embryo6мин
Reading9 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Histology 101: Some basics & links5мин
GI Tract histology: Short summary10мин
CASK GI Tract microscopy: Interactive tutorial5мин
Embryology 101: Holding or folding10мин
Anatomy on the table - Lower oesophagus30мин
Anatomy on the table - Stomach30мин
Anatomy on the table - The small intestines30мин
Anatomy on the table - The large intestines30мин
Anatomy on the table - The rectum and anus30мин
Quiz4 практического упражнения
Basic embryology10мин
Anatomy on the table40мин
Integration with the clinic - macroscopy6мин
Test your knowledge20мин


3 ч. на завершение

The gut and its 'suppliers and purchasers'

We discussed some microscopy before and the embryonic origin of the initial gut tube and how it differentiates into specialized sections for digestion. We will now focus on the question why the bowels are not arranged symmetrically left and right, like in the rest of our body, but are closely encircling and crossing over each other. With a unique 3D animation you will learn about the rotation of the gut during development. This key concept will help you to understand the anatomical relationships of the gut with its suppliers and purchasers. The gut cannot do it alone; it needs additional organs which supply digestive chemicals such as enzymes and bile and organs that process the absorbed food further. Both the gut and these organs also need a blood supply. You will learn where their blood vessels are situated. Also, the less prominent, but very important 'sewage' system, the lymphatics, will be dealt with. In the gut area, the lymphatics are specialized in transporting fats that are absorbed from the food! Lymphatic vessels also keep an eye on pathological invaders. Unfortunately they may also spread tumor cells. In short, this week's module is for everyone who is interested in the collaboration between the abdominal organs and the gut....
10 видео (всего 24 мин.), 7 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 5 тестов
Video10 видео
Histology: Some practical pointersмин
A slice of pancreas at a glance4мин
Liver histology at a glance4мин
Gut rotation in the embryo6мин
Exercise embryology - Movie I (no audio)мин
Exercise embryology - Movie II (no audio)мин
Exercise embryology - Movie III (no audio)мин
Reading7 материала для самостоятельного изучения
CASK microscopy blood vessels: In-depth interactive tutorial5мин
Liver histology in a nutshell20мин
Exercise embryology - Reading20мин
Vascular system10мин
Quiz5 практического упражнения
Virtual sections to practise with and gallbladder quiz2мин
Exercise embryology - Quiz6мин
Integration with the clinic: A few cases26мин
Test your knowledge20мин


3 ч. на завершение

Knowing your peritoneal relationships

You have already learned that the bowels are not arranged symmetrically left and right. The rotation processes of the gut and its suppliers have important consequences for the peritoneal coverings of the gut and the abdominal wall. It determines why some structures lie easily accessible in the abdomen and others are more hidden away. In this week you will get a grip on difficult concepts as 'intraperitoneal' and 'retroperitoneal'. It is also a starter week about abdominal surgery. You will also learn a secret: The best way to mobilize the abdominal and pelvic organs is to separate what got adhered when the patient was just an embryo! Please feel free to dive into these embryonic matters and enjoy all the twists and turns!...
13 видео (всего 64 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 4 тестов
Video13 видео
Why bother about the peritoneum4мин
What makes understanding the peritoneum so difficult4мин
The relation of the peritoneum to the gut6мин
Locations of the intestines in relation to the peritoneum7мин
Anatomy on the table - The three locations of organs in relation to the peritoneum4мин
Peritoneal terminology: Introduction1мин
Peritoneal development1мин
Peritoneal development, step 0, model, Introduction8мин
Peritoneal development, step 1, model, Rotation of stomach, duodenum, pancreas3мин
Peritoneal development, step 2, model, Rotation of the bowels8мин
Peritoneal development, step 3, model. Development of the greater omentum4мин
Anatomy on the table - Peritoneal structures and relations – an overview6мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Reader Peritoneal terminology30мин
Quiz4 практического упражнения
Locations of the intestines in relation to the peritoneum12мин
Exercise: Peritoneal terminology22мин
Case: “I’m worrying about my stool”20мин
Test your knowledge20мин
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автор: DHApr 6th 2016

Excellent course and well designed. Even though some of the concepts where harder for me to understand I now have a basic understanding of the structure of the abdomen.

автор: LLOct 8th 2017

This is a great course for anyone who's interested in the abdomen. The instructors are both engaging and informative. I learned a lot from this course.


Marco De Ruiter, PhD

Professor of Clinical and Experimental Anatomy
Leiden University Medical Centre

Paul Gobée, MD

Assistent professor of Anatomy
Leiden University Medical Centre

Beerend P. Hierck, PHD.

Associate professor of developmental biology
Leiden University Medical Center

Daniël Jansma, MSc

E-Learning developer
Leiden University Medical Centre

Bas Boekestijn, MD

Trainee Radiology
Leiden University Medical Centre

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Leiden University Medical Centre

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