Vascular variations of liver and gallbladder: a case report

Anatomy & Cell Biology
Satheesha B Nayak, Soumya Kodimajalu Vasudeva

Abstract

Vascular variations in and around the porta hepatis are common. A sound knowledge of possible variations at these sites is vital for surgeons during laparoscopic cholecystectomy and surgical resection of the liver lobes. We report the case of several variations of the hepatic and cystic arteries in which, the common hepatic artery trifurcated into the gastroduodenal, right hepatic, and left hepatic arteries. The right gastric artery arose from the left hepatic artery and divided into a left and a right branch. The left branch entered the liver through the porta hepatis, while the right branch passed behind the common hepatic duct into the Calot's triangle, provided 2 branches to the gallbladder, and continued to supply the right hepatic lobe. Ligation of the right branch of the right hepatic artery in Calot's triangle during cholecystectomy could cause avascular necrosis of the liver segments it supplies.

References

Jan 1, 1985·Acta Anatomica·J P Vandamme, J Bonte
Jan 1, 1995·Annals of Anatomy = Anatomischer Anzeiger : Official Organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft·K YamakiM Yoshizuka
Jan 1, 1997·Clinical Anatomy : Official Journal of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists & the British Association of Clinical Anatomists·S CavdarB Pekin
May 4, 2004·European Journal of Morphology·Bostjan MlakarMarija Hribernik
Apr 28, 2006·Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy : SRA·Siraj Saadaldin AbdullahChristian Ducerf
Apr 8, 2010·Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy : SRA·Yoshitaka OkadaFumiko Kimura
Apr 27, 2012·Anatomy & Cell Biology·Seyed Hadi Anjamrooz, Hassan Azari

Citations

Apr 20, 2016·Interventional Neuroradiology : Journal of Peritherapeutic Neuroradiology, Surgical Procedures and Related Neurosciences·Ibrahim Ilker OzZuhal Erdem
Jul 1, 2016·Jornal Vascular Brasileiro·Satheesha Nayak BadagabettuDeepthinath Reghunathan
Feb 28, 2021·Journal of Hepato-biliary-pancreatic Sciences·Cathryn L Hui, Zhou Yaw Loo

Methods Mentioned

BETA
dissection

Related Concepts

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Hereditary Sensory Autonomic Neuropathy

Hereditary Sensory Autonomic Neuropathies are a group of inherited neurodegenerative disorders characterized clinically by loss of sensation and autonomic dysfunction. Here is the latest research on these neuropathies.

Spatio-Temporal Regulation of DNA Repair

DNA repair is a complex process regulated by several different classes of enzymes, including ligases, endonucleases, and polymerases. This feed focuses on the spatial and temporal regulation that accompanies DNA damage signaling and repair enzymes and processes.

Glut1 Deficiency

Glut1 deficiency, an autosomal dominant, genetic metabolic disorder associated with a deficiency of GLUT1, the protein that transports glucose across the blood brain barrier, is characterized by mental and motor developmental delays and infantile seizures. Follow the latest research on Glut1 deficiency with this feed.

Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is a type of anxiety disorder that involves excessive distress and anxiety with separation. This may include separation from places or people to which they have a strong emotional connection with. It often affects children more than adults. Here is the latest research on separation anxiety.

KIF1A Associated Neurological Disorder

KIF1A associated neurological disorder (KAND) is a rare neurodegenerative condition caused by mutations in the KIF1A gene. KAND may present with a wide range and severity of symptoms including stiff or weak leg muscles, low muscle tone, a lack of muscle coordination and balance, and intellectual disability. Find the latest research on KAND here.

Regulation of Vocal-Motor Plasticity

Dopaminergic projections to the basal ganglia and nucleus accumbens shape the learning and plasticity of motivated behaviors across species including the regulation of vocal-motor plasticity and performance in songbirds. Discover the latest research on the regulation of vocal-motor plasticity here.

Related Papers

Journal of the Indian Medical Association
Pit Baran Chakraborty, Santanu Bhattacharya
Clinical Anatomy : Official Journal of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists & the British Association of Clinical Anatomists
Hassan SaidiJulius A Ogengo
Singapore Medical Journal
K P P Hlaing, Faizah Othman
© 2021 Meta ULC. All rights reserved