Be sure to get well oriented before removing ribs.
On page 25 where directed to remove ribs. Rather than as instructed leave only ribs7,8, 16, 17 and 18. See p r26 for removal of 1
rib (Leave Scalenus with Phrenic N.Branches) (A change from Book) Be careful on medial side of 1
rib to preserve thevessels and nerves medial to the 1
Be very careful not to enter the peritoneal cavity at this time.
When you remove the lungs, be very careful and try to preserve the vagus and phrenicnerves.
Do not remove the heart and other structures of the mediastinum as directed on page28. Leave the heart in situ.
Minimum structures on heart to identify: Chambers of the heart, left and right auricle,the coronary and interventricular grooves, the left and right coronary arteries, theligamentum arteriosum, open the left and right atria to identify the coronary sinus,fossa ovale and left and right AV valves. This may require using paper towels toremove blood/latex from the atria.
Remember to share sides and to see the horse from both the right and left
Corrections on veins in figures 2-9, 2-10, page 27 of lab guide.
Autonomics: see all possible without transecting the arteries
3 enlarged images for slides, 9, 12 & 14