Pocket Obstetrics and Gynecology

Appendix: OB-Gyn Anatomy Primer


Figure APP-1-1 The female bony pelvis

Figure APP-1-2 Internal female reproductive organs, posterior view

Figure APP-1-3 The course of the ureter and relationship to the sites of vulnerability

Figure APP-1-4 Blood supply of pelvic organs and external genitalia. Note ovarian art from anterior aorta between renal and inf mesenteric arteries; L ov vein drains to L renal V; R ov vein drains to inf vena cava; vaginal blood supply is uterine artery + int iliac ant di; vaginal venous plexus drains to internal iliac veins.

Figure APP-1-5 Pelvic arterial blood supply

Figure APP-1-6 Avascular planes of the female pelvis

Figure APP-1-7 Upper abdominal blood supply

Figure APP-1-8 Colon blood supply

Figure APP-1-9 Urogenital triangle and pelvic floor

Figure APP-1-10 Fetal circulation. Arrows = blood flow. Oxygenated and deoxygenated blood mix in liver (I), inferior vena cava (II), right atrium (III), left atrium (IV), and confluence of ductus arteriosus and descending aorta (V).