hepatic duct


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hepatic duct

[he′pad·ik ′dəkt]
(anatomy)
The common duct draining the liver. Also known as common hepatic duct.
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In the present case, an aberrant anatomy of the CD, characterized by the CD draining into the right hepatic duct (RHD), was found during LC.
Caudate lobe is part of right lobe but functionally part of left lobe as it receives blood supply from left branch of hepatic artery and portal vein and delivers bile to left hepatic duct.
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).
The most commonly seen BDI, namely resection of a portion of the bile duct en-bloc with the gallbladder, occurs when the surgeon, convinced that the cystic duct has been conclusively identified, continues dissection upwards, often to the level of the hepatic duct, resulting in a more proximal hepatic duct or hilar injury.
In this study, the most common site of obstruction was common bile duct (CBD) seen in 15 of 30 (50%) patients followed by confluence of right and left hepatic duct and pancreas in 6 (13.
The hepatic ducts identified at the level of the hepatic duct confluence were exposed by incising the hilar plate at the base of the quadrate lobe and lowering the extrahepatic left hepatic duct and the hepatic duct confluence.
The right hepatic vein, inferior hepatic vein, right hepatic artery, and right hepatic duct were divided.
A cyst of 8 cm in segments 4 and 5 involved the hepatic confluence, with destruction of the right hepatic duct and promoting a major biliary fistula with the left hepatic duct, confirmed by intra-operative transcystic cholangiography.
The main feature of this operation is isolation of the left hepatic duct in the place of its confluence with the right duct under the portal lamina.
This scope has a sidemounted camera which allows the Endoscopist to see the wall of the duodenum and to find the ampulla of Barta which leads to the common bile duct, hepatic duct, cystic duct and pancreatic duct.
The bile is secreted by the liver and then flows down the hepatic duct into the gallbladder, where it gets stored before being released into the intestine for purpose of digestion on intake of food.