subhepatic space

subhepatic space

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the part of the peritoneal cavity between the visceral surface of the liver and the transverse colon.
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A plain abdominal X-ray showed an abnormal gas shadow in the right subhepatic space, and a segment of gaseous distended colon, which was located on the right side of the abdominal cavity; this was interposed between the liver and the right diaphragm (Figure 1).
Techniques used for Closure: Grahams patch (Omentopexy): was used for perforation of all sizes of perforation in which perforation was closed using atraumatic silk and then live omentum kept over it and sutured to duodenum or gastric wall and then drain kept in subhepatic space.
Medial displacement of the tip of the right lobe of the liver due to focal collection of mucin in the right subhepatic space, known as Hellmer's sign, may be seen.
Haaga et al states that in early ascites, when the fluid is free moving and small in amount, it localizes in the cul de-sac or pericolic gutters or the subhepatic space.
2) which extended from the expected origin of the appendix to the subhepatic space.
It was kept in subhepatic space and removed after 48 hrs or when the collection was non-bilious and less than 30 ml in 12 hrs.
In all the cases regardless of any operative difficulty or operative findings, a 14- F vacuum drain was placed in subhepatic space through the 5 mm right lateral port, after completion of procedure.