right hepatic duct

right he·pa·tic duct

the duct that transmits bile to the common hepatic duct from the right half of the liver and the right part of the caudate lobe.
Synonym(s): ductus hepaticus dexter [TA]

right hepatic duct

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

right he·pat·ic duct

(rīt hĕ-pat'ik dŭkt) [TA]
The duct that transmits bile to the common hepatic duct from the right half of the liver and the right part of the caudate lobe.
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Intraoperatively, we found that the CD drained into the right hepatic duct rather than directly through the common bile duct, which is a very rare anatomic variation.
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%).
The "normally" located gallbladder cystic duct entered the common bile duct, whereas the duplicate gallbladder cystic duct entered the right hepatic duct (Figure 1).
E4###Separate left and right hepatic duct strictures###3(3.
09%) including 6 cases of common BDI, 2 cases of common hepatic duct injury, 1 case of right hepatic duct injury, 1 case of accessory right hepatic duct, 1 case of aberrant BDI 1 case of biliary stricture, 1 case of biliary duct perforation, 3 cases of hemobilia, and 4 cases of bile leakage.
21 type A--bile leak from cystic duct stump or gallbladder bed; type B--aberrant right hepatic duct occlusion; type C--aberrant right hepatic duct transection; type D--partial (<50%) transection of a major bile duct; and type E-->50% transection or complete transection of a major bile duct (further subclassified as E1-->2 cm from the confluence of the left and right hepatic ducts; E2--<2 cm from confluence; E3--no common hepatic duct remnant with an intact hepatic duct confluence; E4--destruction of the hepatic duct confluence; and E5--aberrant right sectoral duct in conjunction with an injury to the common hepatic duct).
A cyst of 8 cm in segments 4 and 5 involved the hepatic confluence, with destruction of the right hepatic duct and promoting a major biliary fistula with the left hepatic duct, confirmed by intra-operative transcystic cholangiography.
The commonest cause of malignant biliary obstruction is Klatskin tumor, defined as any tumor at the level of confluence of left and right hepatic duct.
There was no conversion because of trocar insertion, diaphragmatic injury, right hepatic duct injury, common bile duct calculi or retroperitoneal haematoma.
These anomalies, noted with increasing frequency, include the hepatocystic duct where the common hepatic or right hepatic duct inserts into the gallbladder, choledochal cysts, stenosis and choledochocoele.
On comparing the above studies, the present study coincides with that of Flint and Lurje regarding the presence of accessory right hepatic duct.
Surgical treatment was undertaken and consisted of a left hepatic lobectomy with resection of the common hepatic duct and common bile duct, followed by anastomosis to the right hepatic duct.