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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The developing human biliary system at the porta hepatis level between 11 and 25 weeks of gestation: a way to understanding biliary atresia.
Dixon, "Neurofibroma of the porta hepatis," Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Sciences, vol.
CT abdomen showed 4.2 x 3.5 cm round soft tissue mass in the region of the porta hepatis which slightly increased in size from previous MRI.
(a) Identification of the porta hepatis and dissection, ligation, and transection of common bile duct.
Caption: Figure 4: CT scan (coronal and axial views) showing multiple venous collaterals at the porta hepatis.
There is free air around the porta hepatis which would favor an upper GI source." Arrows in (a) refer to coronal view of free air around the porta hepatis and in (b) to transverse view of free air around porta hepatis.
Even the detection of well-defined granulomas in two lymph node biopsies from porta hepatis and axilla during chemotherapy did not bother the physicians to think of an alternate diagnosis.
Similarly, 3 (09.38%) patients had injury to biliary tree at the level of porta hepatis, 7 (21.86%) had CHD injury,9 (28.14%) had CBD leak and 6 (18.74%) had CBD strictures ( Table-1).
Ultrasound detected a plexus of vascular, serpiginous structures in the porta hepatis anterior to the portal vein, and a provisional diagnosis of hepatic vascular malformation was considered.
This requires careful searching for hepatic low densities, atrophy, nodularity, splenomegaly, ascites, varices, omental caking, peritoneal nodules and porta hepatis or aortocaval lymphadenopathy.