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common hepatic duct

[¦käm·ən he′pad·ik ′dəkt]
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Some rare but possible CD variations were described in the literature [8] including (1) parallel cystic and common hepatic ducts; (2) low confluence of the CD; (3) adherence of the CD to the common hepatic duct; (4) high confluence of the cystic and common hepatic ducts; (5) absent or short CD; (6) double CDs; (7) CD drainage into the RHD; (8) CD crossing posterior to the common hepatic duct and joining it anteriorly; and (9) CD crossing anterior to the common hepatic duct and joining it posteriorly.
Unfortunately, most injuries that occur during laparoscopic cholecystectomy are most severe, such as high level injury of the common bile duct or common hepatic duct (Strasberg classification type E) (5).
An abdominal ultrasound showed multiple gallstones, and common hepatic duct and intrahepatic biliary tree dilatation.
The cystic artery and cystic duct were ligated with clips after the cystic duct, the common hepatic duct, and the common hepatic duct were identified [Figure 1].
The remainder of the leaks (9 20%) originate from the common hepatic duct, CBD, intrahepatic ducts and intra-operatively placed T-tubes.
Gradually moving Babcock's clip to the pointed area of Hartman pocket the preparation of cystic duct is performed in the direction from the gall-bladder wall to the side of confluence with the common hepatic duct.
Findings from the common bile duct, the common hepatic duct, and the main hepatic ducts (including intrahepatic branches) were normal.
The cystic artery arising outside the hepatobiliary triangle usually passes ventral to the common hepatic duct and in some cases it may even be inferior to the cystic duct, thus becoming the first structure encountered in dissection of the inferior border of the hepatobiliary triangle by laparoscopy and has a chance of accidental injury (Hugh et al.
A short cystic duct, a low origin of the cystic duct, or a cystic duct that runs parallel to the common hepatic duct may predispose to the syndrome, he said.
Norman Roland was performing a laparoscopic procedure on Gina Oakden in HIC Evanston Regional Hospital to remove her gall bladder when the electrosurgical irrigating suction probe that he was using became bent and inadvertently fired, causing a small defect in the patient's common hepatic duct.
These then coalesce into one duct called the common hepatic duct.