hepatic duct


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hepatic duct

n.
The main excretory duct of the liver, which carries bile from the liver and joins the cystic duct to form the common bile duct.
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Noun1.hepatic duct - the duct that drains bile from the liver
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
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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Intraoperatively, we found that the CD drained into the right hepatic duct rather than directly through the common bile duct, which is a very rare anatomic variation.
Vakili et al [16] noticed that caudate process duct drains into right hepatic duct (85%) and left part of caudate lobe into left hepatic duct (93%).
The right and left hepatic ducts and proximal of the common hepatic duct were involved in the mass, resulting in dilatation of intrahepatic ducts.
The common bile and the hepatic duct were distended and lumen of the bile duct was embedded with numerous small parasites (Fig.
We present a case of a 78-year-old jaundiced male patient who sustained common hepatic duct injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy eight months earlier.
Common Hepatic Duct injury (1)###Laparotomy + Repair + T tube
Gallbladder is located on the upper right abdomen below the liver and is connected to liver by the hepatic duct.
Specific problems associated with laparoscopic BDI are a higher incidence of severe hepatic duct bifurcation injuries as well as associated vascular injuries.
CT chest abdomen and pelvis was ordered which revealed a 3 x 5 cm mass arising from the apical segment of the upper lobe of right lung, a 1 cm peripheral nodule in upper lobe of left lung, a 2 cm mass along margin of pancreatic head causing obstruction to the common hepatic duct resulting in diffuse intra hepatic biliary dilatation, and a mass in fundus of gall bladder invading into adjacent liver.
The variation of right posterior branch draining into the left hepatic duct was reported with a rate of about 4.
Common bile duct (CBD) was most commonly involved in 50% of cases followed by confluence of right and left hepatic duct and pancreas in 13.
21 type A--bile leak from cystic duct stump or gallbladder bed; type B--aberrant right hepatic duct occlusion; type C--aberrant right hepatic duct transection; type D--partial (<50%) transection of a major bile duct; and type E-->50% transection or complete transection of a major bile duct (further subclassified as E1-->2 cm from the confluence of the left and right hepatic ducts; E2--<2 cm from confluence; E3--no common hepatic duct remnant with an intact hepatic duct confluence; E4--destruction of the hepatic duct confluence; and E5--aberrant right sectoral duct in conjunction with an injury to the common hepatic duct).