Six rare biliary tract anatomic variations: implications for liver surgery.

  title={Six rare biliary tract anatomic variations: implications for liver surgery.},
  author={Daniel Vasilev Kostov and Georgi Leonidov Kobakov},
  journal={The Eurasian journal of medicine},
  volume={43 2},
OBJECTIVE The variations in the anatomy of the biliary tract need to be recognized in modern liver surgery. The purpose of this clinical and anatomical study is to describe several novel biliary tract variations and to outline their practical importance for liver resections and transplantations. MATERIALS AND METHODS Over the previous 10 years, the anatomic variations of the bile ducts were examined during 600 intraoperative cholangiographies, 104 segmentectomies and 54 hemihepatectomies in… CONTINUE READING


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