Intrahepatic ramification of the portal vein in the right and caudate lobes of the liver.

@article{Yamane1988IntrahepaticRO,
  title={Intrahepatic ramification of the portal vein in the right and caudate lobes of the liver.},
  author={Takahisa Yamane and Kotaro Mori and Kenichi Sakamoto and Satoshi Ikei and Morihisa Akagi},
  journal={Acta anatomica},
  year={1988},
  volume={133 2},
  pages={162-72}
}
We defined the subsegmental divisions and the ramification patterns of the portal vein in the right and caudate lobes using 25 human liver casts. The ramifications of the portal vein and the subdivisions of the liver were classified based on the major portal veins with the largest diameter and those having a diameter of not less than two thirds of the largest vein in each subsegment. The following results were obtained. (1) The portal trunk showed three ramification patterns and the basic… CONTINUE READING

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