Right Lobectomy (Located to the Left Side) Including the Middle Hepatic Vein with Combined Resection of the Caudate Lobe for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Patient with Situs Inversus Viscerum Totalis
The prevalence of situs inversus in the general population has been estimated to be between 0.002% and 0.1%.1 Three anatomic variations have been described: situs inversus totalis (complete abdominal and thoracic situs inversus); abdominal situs inversus with levocardia; and partial situs inversus.2 Within each of these general classifications, variations of intestinal anatomy, solid-organ orientation, and vascular anatomy occur with considerable frequency, such that the precise anatomy in any given individual with situs inversus is difficult to predict.
KeywordsPortal Vein Hepatic Artery Hepatic Vein Hepatic Duct Tumor Thrombus
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