Embryology, anatomy, and surgical applications of the extrahepatic biliary system.

@article{Adkins2000EmbryologyAA,
  title={Embryology, anatomy, and surgical applications of the extrahepatic biliary system.},
  author={R. Benton Adkins and William C. Chapman and Vijay Sekhar Reddy},
  journal={The Surgical clinics of North America},
  year={2000},
  volume={80 1},
  pages={363-79}
}
As technology has improved and the ability to apply this technology in the surgical arena has grown, surgeons have been able to perform more sophisticated operative procedures. Hepatobiliary surgeons are now able to use laparoscopy, immunosuppressive drugs, and technical advances in cryosurgery to accomplish magnificent results. The success and safety of laparoscopic cholecystectomy, orthotopic liver transplantation, and trisegmentectomy for hepatic tumors depend on a high regard for and an… CONTINUE READING