Anatomical assessment of bile ducts of Luschka in human fetuses

  title={Anatomical assessment of bile ducts of Luschka in human fetuses},
  author={Necdet Kocabiyik and B{\"u}lent Yalçin and Zafer Kilbaş and Sinan R. Karadeniz and B{\"u}lent Kurt and Ayhan Comert and Hasan Ozan},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
Bile ducts of Luschka (also called subvesical or supravesicular ducts) can cause bile leakage during laparoscopic cholecystectomy, especially if surgery is carried out in ignorance of such variations. The aim of this study was to clarify the clinical anatomy of these ducts in human fetuses and frequency of the ducts locating near gallbladder fossa. Thirty-two fetal cadaver livers were dissected and the gallbladders were separated from the livers and ducts were investigated under a surgical… CONTINUE READING
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