Lab Video - Superior Mediastinum & Lungs

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1. Define the boundaries of the superior mediastinum and peel away the mediastinal pleura. 720x528 480x352
2. Strip the pericardium from the thoracic cavity and identify the parts of the aortic arch, ligamentum arteriosm, pulmonary trunk, trachea, and bronchi. 720x528 480x352
3. Remove the lungs. 720x528 480x352
4. Clean and dissect the structures of the superior mediastinum, including the great vessels and remnants of the thymus. 720x528 480x352
5. Explore the tracheal bifurcation and the main (primary) bronchi. 720x528 480x352
6. Examine the surfaces and hilum of the lung. 720x528 480x352
7. Dissect the bronchi, defining the lobar branches. Identify the lymph nodes involved in lymphatic drainage of the lungs. 720x528 480x352