Main variations of the extrahepatic biliary system and their application to the so-called "split-liver" transplantation technique

Academic Article


  • Sixty fresh adult livers were obtained from cadavers together with celiac trunk, head of the pancreas and superior mesenteric artery. We have found a single right hepatic duct in 13(21.6%) of the cases and a multiple right hepatic duct in 47(78.3%). A single left hepatic duct was found in 3(5%) of the cases and a multiple left hepatic duct in 57(95%). A median hepatic duct was found in 18(30%) of the cases, out of this 2(3.3%) was multiple median hepatic duct.
  • Published In

  • Clinics  Journal
  • Author List

  • Chaib E; Bertevello P; Pinto FC; Ferreira CE; Nagahama CI; Cahali RB; Beer I; Perini MV; Xavier AC; Costa LJ
  • Start Page

  • 311
  • End Page

  • 313
  • Volume

  • 50
  • Issue

  • 6