Normal and variant anatomy of hepatic arteries: angiographic experience.

  title={Normal and variant anatomy of hepatic arteries: angiographic experience.},
  author={C. Y. Chen and Rheun C Lee and H. S. Tseng and J. H. Chiang and Jen I Hwang and Michael Mu-Huo Teng},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed},
  volume={61 1},
BACKGROUND Anatomic variation of hepatic arteries is reported to occur in 25-50% of the general population. Knowledge of the existing variations is important in planning and conducting surgical or radiologic procedures in the upper abdomen, such as liver transplantation and transarterial chemo-embolization (TACE). METHODS Based on data from 321 patients undergoing upper abdominal arteriography, hepatic artery anatomy was analyzed and classified into three groups (single, double and multiple… CONTINUE READING


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