hepatic artery

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Noun1.hepatic artery - arteries that supply the liverhepatic artery - arteries that supply the liver  
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
liver - large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes
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On careful observation, we observed that the celiac axis had four branches: (a) left gastric artery, (b) common hepatic artery, (c) splenic artery and (d) an aberrant branch, which took a course inferiorly towards the pancreas ('A' in Fig.
The coeliac trunk takes its origin from the abdominal aorta and supplies the stomach, duodenum, liver, gallbladder, spleen and pancreas through its three branches namely splenic artery, left gastric artery and common hepatic artery.
Immediately, histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate solution was perfused through the portal vein branch, and the hepatic artery and bile duct were also rinsed.
Normal hepatic artery waveforms include the presence of a brisk systolic upstroke with presence of diastolic flow, a resistive index range of 0.
No consensus on suturing the foramen of Winslow has been established, as this procedure carries a risk of injury to the common bile duct, portal vein and hepatic artery proper.
Ligation of the respective hepatic artery and portal vein can be performed en masse or individually.
The patient underwent Transarterial chemotherapy (TAC) using mixture of 15 ml of lipiodal and 100 mg of epirubicin after cannulation of coeliac trunk and supraselective cannulation of right hepatic artery supplying the lesions.
Cystic artery was originating from right hepatic artery in 192 (96%) patients.
She underwent a CT scan, which revealed an incidental finding of a large saccular aneurysm involving the common hepatic artery and the hepatic artery proper, measuring 6.
Hepatic artery anastomosis was performed using interrupted 8-0 polypropylene sutures.
The liver alone has two blood supplies, the hepatic artery conveying oxygen-rich blood from the heart and the hepatic portal vein dropping off blood drained from the intestines and spleen.