left liver

left liver

[TA]
portion of the liver receiving blood from the left branches of the hepatic artery and portal vein, and from which bile is drained via the left hepatic duct; the plane of the middle hepatic vein (demarcated externally on the visceral surface by the fossae for the gallbladder and inferior vena cava and on the diaphragmatic surface by a line extrapolated from the gallbladder to the terminal inferior vena cava) separates left from right liver.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

left liv·er

(left liv'ĕr) [TA]
Portion of the liver receiving blood from the left branches of the hepatic artery and portal vein, and from which bile is drained through the left hepatic duct; the plane of the middle hepatic vein separates left from right liver.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Preoperative abdominal ultrasonography revealed severe mechanical obstruction, with an incidental small smooth ovoid hepatic mass of 1.1 x 0.5 [cm.sup.2] in the anterior portion of the left liver, which was echogenic and well demarcated (Figure 2).
We found a large hepatic cyst (63 mm in diameter) on the left liver lobe (Figure); the cyst had been 44 mm in diameter a month earlier, when she was hospitalized because of a small intestinal obstruction.
According to abdominal CT volumetric evaluation during the preoperative period, the volume of the left liver remnant was less than 25% and would not be sufficient for liver function.
However, the abdominal US showed a voluminous (18x10cm) heterogeneous mass located in the epigastric region in front of the pancreas and pushing the left liver lobe anteriorly and laterally.
However, the abdominal ultrasound showed a voluminous (18Eu10 cm) heterogeneous mass located in the epigastric region in front of the pancreas and pushing the left liver lobe anteriorly and laterally.
However, the abdominal ultrasound showed a voluminous (18 Eu 10 cm) heterogeneous mass located in the epigastric region in front of the pancreas and pushing the left liver lobe anteriorly and laterally.
With full exposure of the structure where it is connected with the portal triad and the median and left liver lobes (including the portal vein, hepatic artery, and bile duct), a vascular atraumatic clamp was used to blocked it for 90 min, and then the clamp was removed, and the liver was reperfused.
Nevertheless, the right liver appears to be more commonly affected by CLM than the left liver, probably due to the more right oriented portal vein flow [34].
Hepatic blood inflow occlusion without hemihepatic artery control can guarantee oxygen provision for the left liver, reduce activation of NF-[kappa]B and expression of inflammatory factor TNF-[alpha] in the liver, and thereby decrease inflammation.
The concept entails a two-step procedure, where step 1 consists of liver resection of the left liver combined with transplantation of a segment 2+3 graft and modulation of graft portal inflow [32].
Caption: Figure 2: CT scan of the abdomen (axial view) demonstrating the complex cystic mass that appears to arise from the retroperitoneum and displaces the left liver (L), pancreatic head (P), duodenum (D), and inferior vena cava (blue arrow) anteromedially.