left hepatic duct

left he·pa·tic duct

[TA]
the duct that drains bile from the left half of the liver, including the quadrate lobe and the left part of the caudate lobe.
Synonym(s): ductus hepaticus sinister [TA]

left hepatic duct

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

left he·pat·ic duct

(left hĕ-pat'ik dŭkt) [TA]
The duct that drains bile from the left half of the liver, including the quadrate lobe and the left part of the caudate lobe.
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Vakili et al [16] noticed that caudate process duct drains into right hepatic duct (85%) and left part of caudate lobe into left hepatic duct (93%).
Left hepatic vein (LHV) was anastomosed with inferior vena cava (IVC) of the recipient, left portal vein (left portal vein) with LPV and left hepatic duct (LHD) with LHD of the recipient.
The variation of right posterior branch draining into the left hepatic duct was reported with a rate of about 4.
Common bile duct (CBD) was most commonly involved in 50% of cases followed by confluence of right and left hepatic duct and pancreas in 13.
The hepatic ducts identified at the level of the hepatic duct confluence were exposed by incising the hilar plate at the base of the quadrate lobe and lowering the extrahepatic left hepatic duct and the hepatic duct confluence.
After identifying the retracted left hepatic duct that was the source of bile leak, a confirmatory sequential cholangiogram via transected left hepatic duct (Figure 2-A) and through the T-tube was performed.
The left hepatic duct near the hilar plate was included in the pericystic wall near segment 3.
The main feature of this operation is isolation of the left hepatic duct in the place of its confluence with the right duct under the portal lamina.
The height of the injury is usually referenced by using the Bismuth scale, which gauges an injury based on its location in relationship to the confluence of the right and left hepatic duct.
None of the cases documented a connection to the left hepatic duct.
The proximal anastomosis should ideally be at the level of the right and left hepatic duct confluence, without leaving a cuff of residual cyst.
MRCP showed abrupt cut off of at the level of confluence of the right and left hepatic duct with gross intrahepatic biliary dilatation, (Fig.