Calot triangle | definition of Calot triangle by Medical dictionary
cystohepatic triangle (redirected from Calot triangle)
cystohepatic triangle [TA]
area bounded by the cystic duct, common hepatic duct, and inferior (visceral) surface of the liver; the cystic artery lies within the cystohepatic triangle, which is used to locate it during a laparoscopic cholescystectomy.
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Unexpectedly, augmented collaboration of the portal vein was demonstrated at the Calot triangle
and the bed of the gallbladder during a laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) [Figure 1]a.
[6,7] Subtotal cholecystectomy leaves some portion of the gallbladder when the structures of the Calot triangle
cannot be identified and the critical view of safety cannot be achieved.
Performing a gentle dissection of fatty-areolar tissues of the Calot triangle
, two structures running parallels into the gallbladder are exposed: cystic duct and cystic artery.