porta hepatis


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porta hepatis

[′pȯrd·ə he′pad·əs]
(anatomy)
The transverse fissure of the liver through which the portal vein and hepatic artery enter the liver and the hepatic ducts leave.
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37%) cases of biliary injury at the level of the porta hepatis (Table-2).
Dissection of the porta hepatis is undertaken to identify the branches of the hepatic artery, portal vein and biliary system of the segment(s) or lobe(s) to be resected.
The variant patterns of the vessels in the operative field are relevant because they will affect the laparoscopic appearance of the porta hepatis as mentioned by Price and Holden29 in their studies.
USG abdomen showed enlarged liver with gross intrahepatic biliary dilatation and extrahepatic dilatation of the left and right hepatic duct with a hypoechoic ill defined lesion in the region of the porta hepatis.
The caudate lobe is connected to the right lobe of liver by the caudate process which passes laterally between portal vein and inferior vena cava at the porta hepatis.
Trace the right gastric artery to the proper hepatic artery; expose the proper hepatic artery and its branches to the porta hepatis.
Therefore, if enough of these could be exposed in the porta hepatis and be drained into a Roux loop, then sufficient bile flow could be restored and jaundice would recede.
3 The changes in biliary and portal channels include dilated intra and extrahepatic biliary ducts, varices formation around porta hepatis due to portal hypertension caused by the portal vein obstruction.
The right and left lobes of liver were grossly abnormal with a haematoma behind the porta hepatis and an attenuated portal vein (PV).
A veia porta principal bifurca-se na regiao da porta hepatis.