Right, left and middle hepatic veins are veins with imperceptible wall and show triphasic pattern similar to IVC and flow pattern is phasic in response to both cardiac and respiratory cycles.
3%) case, we found change in hepatic vein diameter and loss of respirophasic pattern because this was very closely situated to middle hepatic vein and was compressing it.
11] The first is during initial mobilisation of the lobe to be resected, especially if the patient is deep-chested and the tumour is bulky, posteriorly situated, adjacent to the right or middle hepatic veins
and adherent to diaphragm or retrohepatic vena cava.
Inferior approach for the isolation of the left- middle hepatic veins
in liver resections: a safe way.
97[degrees] The angles between right and middle hepatic veins and the angles between middle and left hepatic veins were acute in most of the cases.
Using X-rays as a rough guide, the dissection was started along the Cantlie's line for middle hepatic vein.
Gross angles between the right and middle hepatic vein and middle and left hepatic vein was measured after putting thin iron wires (0.
9: Axial diagram of the liver at the level of the confluence of the hepatic veins shows the dotted lines drawn from the confluence of the middle hepatic vein (MHV) or right hepatic vein (RHV) and the IVC straight through each hepatic vein.