Left and Caudal Lobectomy with Resection of the Extrahepatic Bile Duct and the Right Hepatic Artery for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma
Because the right hepatic duct is short and the right hepatic artery runs just behind the right hepatic duct, tumors are more likely to invade the right hepatic artery. Resection and reconstruction of the right hepatic artery is often required in cases of extended left hepatic lobectomy for advanced hepatic hilar carcinoma that has invaded the right hepatic artery.
KeywordsHepatic Artery Hepatic Vein Hepatic Duct Extrahepatic Bile Duct Caudate Lobe
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