Information Package / Course Catalogue
Body Regions IV: Abdomen
Course Code: VAN524
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 1
Prt.: 2
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 6
Objectives of the Course

Topographic and comparative review of anatomical structures of the abdomen in domestic mammals.

Course Content

Topographic examination of cranial, medial and caudal abdominal regions. Topographic variations of these parts among different domestic mammals. Peritoneum, ligamentum, meso and omentum.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To have knowledge of topographical anatomy of the abdomen.
2.To learn the structural properties of the normal abdominal organs and its relations .
3.To learn the anatomical differences between animal species.
4. to be able to be have knowledge Topographic anatomy of Fossa paralumbalis
5.To have information about the arteries, veins, nerves, lymph nodes and lymph vessels of abdominal region
Recommended or Required Reading
1.ÖCAL, M.K., ERDEN, H., ÖĞÜT, İ., KARA, M.E “Anatomy of the Domestic Animals (General-Skin-Forelimb)." Adnan Menderes University Press No: 5 (1998)
2.ÖCAL, M.K., ÖĞÜT, İ., KARA, M.E “Anatomy of the Domestic Animals (Trunk)." Adnan Menderes University Press No: 11 (1999)
3.DURSUN, N “Veterinary Anatomy I” Medisan Press (1996)
4.DURSUN, N “Veterinary Anatomy II” Medisan Press (1996)
5.DURSUN, N “Veterinary Anatomy III” Medisan Press (2005)
6.DURSUN, N “Anatomy of the Domestic Birds” Medisan Press (2002)
7.BAHADIR, A., YILDIZ, H “Veterinary Anatomy I (Locomotion System)” Ezgi Press (2004)
8.BAHADIR, A., YILDIZ, H “Veterinary Anatomi II (Organs)” Ezgi Press (2005)
9.DYCE, KM., SACK, WO., WENSING, CJG “ Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy” W.B. Saunders Company (1987)
10.NICKEL, R., SHUMMER, A., SEIFERLE, E “The Anatomy of the Domestic Animals Volume I –IV)” Verlag Paul Parey (1986)
11.BUDRAS, KD., WUNSCHE, A “Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy (Cattle)” Medipres (2009)
12.BUDRAS, KD., FRICKE, W., RICHTER, R “Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy (Dog)” Medipres (2009)
13.BUDRAS, KD., RÖCK, S “Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy (Horse)”,Translation, Medipres (2009)
14.POPESKO P, “Topographic Anatomy Atlas of the Domestic Animals” Translation, Nobel Tıp Press (2010)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Abdominal regions
Week 1 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 2 - Theoretical
Topography of paralumbal fossa
Week 2 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 3 - Theoretical
Peritoneum, omentum
Week 3 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 4 - Theoretical
Single-compartment stomachs
Week 4 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 5 - Theoretical
Stomachs of ruminant
Week 5 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 6 - Theoretical
Small intestines
Week 6 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 7 - Theoretical
Homework discussion-1
Week 7 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Large intestines
Week 9 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 10 - Theoretical
liver, gall bladder and bile ducts
Week 10 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 11 - Theoretical
Pankreas, spleen
Week 11 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 12 - Theoretical
Lymph nodes and lymph vessels of abdominal region
Week 12 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 13 - Theoretical
Vessels of abdominal region
Week 13 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 14 - Theoretical
Nerves of abdominal region
Week 14 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 15 - Theoretical
Homework discussion-2
Week 15 - Practice
Cadaver dissection
Week 16 - Theoretical
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140114
Lecture - Practice140228
Laboratory201224
Reading158058
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination114115
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
4
4
5
5
OÇ-3
5
5
5
4
OÇ-4
5
5
5
5
OÇ-5
4
5
4
5
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