Evaluation of "M-point" in hepatic artery to identify left medial segment of liver. Angiographic study.

@article{Yoshimura1986EvaluationO,
  title={Evaluation of "M-point" in hepatic artery to identify left medial segment of liver. Angiographic study.},
  author={Hitoshi Yoshimura and Hideo Uchida and Hirotaka Ohishi and Norinobu Honda and Shoichi Ohue and Yasuyuki Kinoshita and Masami Katsuragi and N Matuso and Yasuhiro Hosogi and Masaharu Hatakeyama},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={195-8}
}
The hepatic arteries of 122 patients were analysed on angiography to identify the left medial segment of the liver. Left medial arterial branches were classified into three types: type I arising from the left hepatic artery on the umbilical portion of the portal vein; type II arising from proximal portion of left hepatic artery before reaching the umbilical portion of the portal vein; type III arising from right hepatic artery. Incidence of each type is 37.2%, 35.8% and 27.0%, respectively. The… CONTINUE READING