Mnemonic of the Day
Published on April 8, 2020, 7:43 p.m.

STRUCTURES PASSING THROUGH DIAPHRAGMATIC OPENINGS:

VOICE OF AMERICA  (VOA - 8,10,12)

Venacaval opening – At the level of T8

  • Inferior venacava and right phrenic nerve

Oesophageal opening – At the level of T10

  • Esophagus, vagus and left gastric artery

Aortic opening – At the level of T12

  • Aorta, thoracic duct and azygos vein