An applied anatomical study of the ostia venae hepaticae and the retrohepatic segment of the inferior vena cava.

@article{Chang1989AnAA,
  title={An applied anatomical study of the ostia venae hepaticae and the retrohepatic segment of the inferior vena cava.},
  author={Richard WH Chang and S Shan-Quan and W W Yen},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  year={1989},
  volume={164},
  pages={41-7}
}
In sixty normal adult livers the retrohepatic segment of the inferior vena cava was found mostly to assume a curve to the left (75.00%). This segment has a length of 7.1 cm and is totally encircled by liver substance in 6.67% of cases. Altogether 492 ostia venae hepaticae were studied, averaging 8.2 per liver and classified as large, medium and small. The… CONTINUE READING