cystohepatic triangle

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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.
Synonym(s): Calot triangle [TA], trigonum cystohepaticum [TA]
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Mahmud et al and study conducted by Ichihara T et al remarked that retrograde procedure is the safest in high risk group to prevent many possible dreaded complications by prograde and as such modified subtotal cholecystectomy may be executed when accessibility to Calot triangle is not easy even in retrograde cholecystectomy.