suprahepatic inferior vena cava

suprahepatic inferior vena cava

Clinical anatomy A functional component of the hepatic venous outflow system defined as a segment of the inferior vena cava, which extends from the entry of the right, middle, and left hepatic veins to the junction between the inferior vena cava and the right atrium
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1) and congenital suprahepatic inferior vena cava short interruption with compensatory development of collateral venous circulation (Fig.
Injury to the right phrenic nerve can cause serious problems, including paralysis of the right hemidiaphragm and respiratory failure, which is an extremely severe complication of any surgical intervention in the suprahepatic inferior vena cava [14].
Budd Chiari syndrome (BCS) is a rare disorder that results from hepatic venous outflow tract obstruction, occurring anywhere from the small hepatic veins to the suprahepatic inferior vena cava. (1,2) The obstruction can be due to various causes but all result in either reduction or obstruction of hepatic venous outflow.
The involved vessels include the suprahepatic inferior vena cava, infrahepatic inferior vena cava, portal vein and hepatic artery.[6,7] The biliary reconstruction will be either a choledochocholedochostomy or one of several biliary-enteric anastomoses.[4,6] If a T-tube was placed during the surgical procedure, a postoperative cholangiogram can be performed to demonstrate the biliary anatomy.[7]