right hepatic duct

right he·pa·tic duct

[TA]
the duct that transmits bile to the common hepatic duct from the right half of the liver and the right part of the caudate lobe.
Synonym(s): ductus hepaticus dexter [TA]

right hepatic duct

the duct that drains bile from the right lobe of the liver into the common bile duct.

right he·pat·ic duct

(rīt hĕ-pat'ik dŭkt) [TA]
The duct that transmits bile to the common hepatic duct from the right half of the liver and the right part of the caudate lobe.
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These anomalies, noted with increasing frequency, include the hepatocystic duct where the common hepatic or right hepatic duct inserts into the gallbladder, choledochal cysts, stenosis and choledochocoele.
A cyst of 8 cm in segments 4 and 5 involved the hepatic confluence, with destruction of the right hepatic duct and promoting a major biliary fistula with the left hepatic duct, confirmed by intra-operative transcystic cholangiography.
Surgical treatment was undertaken and consisted of a left hepatic lobectomy with resection of the common hepatic duct and common bile duct, followed by anastomosis to the right hepatic duct.
Contrast injection of the common bile duct demonstrated a vermiform filling defect that extended from the distal duct into a right hepatic duct (Figure 1).