left hepatic vein

left he·pa·tic vein

vein draining the medial segment [IV] and the left lateral segments [II & III] of the liver, a single or paired trunk of variable size that usually (90% of the time) merges with the middle hepatic vein before entering the terminal portion of the superior vena cava.
Synonym(s): venae hepaticae sinistrae [TA]
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Finally, the left hepatic vein was transected with an Echelon stapler [Figure 1]i.
The graft's left hepatic vein was anastomosed to the recipient inferior vena cava's lateral wall; bile duct to intestinal anastomosis and Roux-en-Y reconstruction were performed.
Placement of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt via the left hepatic vein under sonographic guidance in a patient with right hemihepatectomy.
Left branch of portal vein and left hepatic vein could only be followed shortly (Figure-1)
Gross angles between the right and middle hepatic vein and middle and left hepatic vein was measured after putting thin iron wires (0.
The recipient operation is similar to that of implantation of a cadaveric split left graft; the inferior vena cava (IVC) is preserved, the left hepatic vein is anastomosed to the recipient IVC, and the left portal vein of the graft is anastomosed to the main portal vein in the recipient.
Venous drainage was directly into the IVC via a large aberrant vein running parallel to the left hepatic vein, as well as into the left renal vein (Fig.
There was a small right lobe mostly occupied by a white, multinodular tumor, extending to segment IV and the left hepatic vein.
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.
Morphogenesis of an anomalous ligamentum venosum terminating in the superior left hepatic vein in a human liver.
Routine Doppler interrogation of the hepatic vessels should include, when present, the main, right and left hepatic arteries and portal veins, as well as the middle, right, and left hepatic veins.