Hepatic falciform artery: angiographic observations and significance

  title={Hepatic falciform artery: angiographic observations and significance},
  author={Masaki Gibo and K Hasuo and Atsuo Inoue and Nobutoshi Miura and Shigetoshi Murata},
  journal={Abdominal Imaging},
Background: The purpose of this study was to assess the angiographic incidence and appearance of the hepatic falciform artery (HFA) and discuss its clinical significance. Methods: Hepatic angiograms of 53 patients obtained with digital subtraction angiography were prospectively evaluated with regard to incidence, anatomic features, and flow speed of the HFA. We analyzed whether the background of chronic liver disease affected the incidence of the HFA. Transcatheter arterial chemoinfusion or… CONTINUE READING
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