hepatic artery proper

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he·pa·tic ar·ter·y prop·er

[TA]
origin, common hepatic; branches, right and left hepatic.
Synonym(s): arteria hepatica propria [TA]

he·pat·ic ar·te·ry prop·er

(hĕ-pat'ik ahr'tĕr-ē prop'ĕr) [TA]
Origin, common hepatic; branches, right and left hepatic.
Synonym(s): arteria hepatica propria.
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The last occurred in a reconstructed accessory right hepatic artery and was clinically insignificant.
The court heard how Gipo Tripuraneni, a trainee general surgeon, had torn a hole in Mrs Franks' right hepatic artery when using a retractor to clear tissue during the operation.
Complications arose after a staff grade surgeon wrongly cut her common bile duct and right hepatic artery, cutting off 80per cent of the blood supply to her liver.
This showed a 1cm pseudoaneurysm of the right hepatic artery in the right lobe close to the Porta Hepatis.
Initially, selective embolisation of the anterior right hepatic artery was performed using small coils (COOK UK) and small particles of grated gelatin sponge soaked in 0.
If the recipient has a dual blood supply to the native liver (for example, a replaced right hepatic artery from the superior mesenteric artery), then the larger of the arterial inflow vessels is used in the anastomosis.
Urgent relaparotomy revealed an ischemic liver on the right, a transected common bile duct at the level of its confluence, a divided and ligated right hepatic artery and thrombosed portal vein down to its confluence.
The right hepatic artery was also found to be divided between clips.
Common variants are a right hepatic artery arising from the superior mesenteric artery, a left hepatic artery arising from the left gastric artery, or trifurcation of the gastroduodenal, right hepatic, and left hepatic arteries.
The right hepatic artery, originating from the superior mesenteric artery, showed the same findings.
CT showed a pseudoaneurysm of the right hepatic artery (RHA) of 7 cm in diameter, haemoperitoneum, intrahepatic dilatation of the biliary tree bile duct and the presence of hepatic infarction, and duodenal wall involvement (Figures 1 and 2).
Damage to the right hepatic artery is often more serious, as it is often the sole supply to the confluence of the right and left hepatic biliary ducts.