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Cho Akihiro - - 2007
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Although the interlobar arterial collateral of the liver has been thoroughly analyzed, few reports have described the intersegmental arterial collateral between the medial and left lateral segments. METHODS: The hepatic arterial system of the left liver was evaluated using 12 latex resin cast specimens in which latex resin was ...
van Gulik Thomas M - - 2007
Control of bleeding from the transected liver basically consists of vascular inflow occlusion and control of hepatic venous backflow from the caval vein. Central venous pressure determines the pressure in the hepatic veins and is an extremely important factor in controlling blood loss through venous backflow. Vascular inflow occlusion (Pringle ...
Figueiredo-Fernandes António M - - 2007
Reports on teleost liver morphology reflect both controversial and confirmed interspecies variations. Choosing Nile tilapia as a model, we described the histology and 3D organization of all types of vascular-biliary tracts and their spatial relationships from the organ hilum toward the hepatic vein opening(s). The portal tracts entering the hilum, ...
Aramaki Osamu - - 2006
We developed a hepatic arterialization technique in living donor liver transplantation. The technique was indicated in patients with a left graft from donors with a right hepatic artery originated from superior mesenteric artery or a right graft from donors with a left hepatic artery from left gastric artery. The donor ...
Xu Peng-Ju - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate feasibility of using GRAPPA to acquire high-resolution 3D contrast-enhanced MR angiography (CE-MRA) of hepatic artery and value of GRAPPA for displaying vessels anatomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: High-resolution CE-MRA using GRAPPA was performed in 67 orthotopic liver transplantation recipient candidates. Signal intensity (SI) and relative SI, i.e., Cv-ro ...
Boyvat F - - 2006
Hepatic artery stenosis (HAS) and thrombosis (HAT) after orthotopic liver transplantation remain significant causes of graft loss. Postoperative HAT follows approximately 5% to 19% of orthotopic liver transplantation. It is seen more frequently in pediatric patients. In the past, repeat transplantation was considered the first choice for therapy. Recently, interventional ...
Karcaaltincaba Musturay - - 2007
Periportal region is an anatomic space around portal vein comprising hepatic artery, bile duct, nerves, lymphatics and a potential space. Periportal pathologies may involve any of these structures diffusely or focally with characteristic radiologic findings. Radiologic findings can be helpful in differential diagnosis of pathologies of periportal structures including periportal ...
Uva Pablo - - 2007
Anatomical variations of the arterial supply of the liver are not uncommon. The typical normal "textbook" anatomy of the hepatic artery is found only in approximately half of the cases. Some of the variations such as the presence of a right or left hepatic branch are more common, but other ...
Ohmoto Kenji - - 2006
A 73-year-old man with hepatitis-C-related cirrhosis and an elevated alpha-fetoprotein level and tumor in segment 3 of his liver was referred for interventional radiologic treatment. He was not a candidate for surgical resection due to impaired liver function and his personal preferences. On conventional ultrasonography no lesion could be detected, ...
Yamaura Hidekazu - - 2006
Hepatic arterial occlusion (HAO) is frequently encountered in patients receiving hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy (HAIC) via an implanted port-catheter system. Usually, HAO precludes continuation of HAIC, and treatment for liver metastases is changed to systemic chemotherapy. However, two cases were encountered in which, even though HAO was diagnosed by arteriography ...
Shindoh Junichi - - 2006
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Knowledge of intrahepatic vascular variations, especially in hepatic venous anatomy, is inevitable for carrying out liver surgery safely. However, vascular anatomy of the right liver or right side tributaries of the MHV has been focused in various studies and there have been only a few reports on the left ...
Cagol Pier Paolo - - 2006
Arterial infusion or perfusion are currently used to treat hepatic tumours, head and neck malignancy, melanomas and sarcomas of the limbs. An experimental study with epirubicin and cis-platinum infused into the hepatic artery was performed. Epirubicin was injected via the systemic vein or the hepatic artery in 27 rats. Cis-platinum ...
Ishigami Kousei - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: The objective of our study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of MDCT and conventional angiography in the detection of an accessory left gastric artery using CT hepatic arteriography as the standard of reference. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study group consisted of 118 patients who underwent MDCT with a ...
Blecha Matthew J MJ St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, - - 2006
Presented herein is a case in which an aberrant right hepatic artery (RHA) passes anterior to the infundibulum and fundus of the gallbladder and courses to an unusually anterior hepatic entry. A 54-year-old female with a history of biliary colic was scheduled for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Laparoscopic dissection revealed an aberrant ...
Loukas Marios - - 2006
Anatomical variations in the origins and branching patterns of the hepatobiliary arterial system may be encountered during both conventional surgical and laparoscopic cholecystectomy. We report a rare case of double cystic arteries arising from both the right hepatic artery and the proximal part of the posterior superior pancreaticoduodenal artery. Additional ...
Piscaglia F - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Since the incidence of myocardial infarction and other cardiovascular ischaemic events is highest in early morning, on account of a relative hypercoagulable state occurring in this time period, an attempt was made to test whether reperfusion of the hepatic artery at this time of the day, at liver transplantation, ...
Dulundu Ender - - 2006
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Despite the impressive results of living donor liver transplantation, hepatic venous reconstruction remains a controversial component. METHODOLOGY: A total of 211 consecutive donor hepatectomies were performed. The proximal route of the hepatic vein was exposed by dissection of the connective tissue around the hepatic vein and by dividing and ...
Nguyen Ba D - - 2006
Prostate brachytherapy seed implants occasionally embolize to lungs because of their small size. They may lodge in the right cardiac cavities before reaching the pulmonary arteries and lungs. A rare instance of seed migration to the coronary artery through an existing right-to-left cardiac shunt or patent foramen ovale has also ...
Mercado Miguel Angel - - 2006
A variant of bilioenteric anastomosis, laterolateral hepatojejunostomy, is described in which the opened anterior aspect of the common hepatic duct and left hepatic duct is anastomosed to a Roux jejunal limb. This technique is specially designed for thin, injured bile ducts in which a conventional anastomosis is difficult due to ...
Werder Robert - - 2007
The purpose of this study was to evaluate a new three-dimensional gradient-echo (GRE) MR sequence performed with a parallel acquisition technique to shorten breath-hold times (parallel GRE MRI) in the detection of arterial variants and stenosis of the abdominal aorta and its visceral branches. A total of 102 patients underwent ...
Arjhansiri Kiat - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate and classify hepatic artery variations of 200 patients by angiography. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Celiac and superior mesenteric artery (SMA) angiographic studies of 200 patients at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital (KCMH) from January 2003 to July 2004 were retrospectively reviewed. Anatomic findings were classified according to Michels and ...
Louail B - - 2006
PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of a porcine-derived gelfoam, Curaspon, for the temporary occlusion of the visceral arteries. METHODS: Curaspon was used for the selective embolization of segmentary hepatic, unilateral polar renal, and single lumbar arteries of 10 pigs under general anesthesia. Sequential angiographic checks were carried out ...
Takatsuki Mitsuhisa - - 2006
A simple procedure of direct end-to-end anastomosis between the middle hepatic vein tributary of the right hepatic graft and the preserved recipient middle hepatic vein is described. During the final step of total hepatectomy in the recipient, the middle hepatic vein was preserved, while crushing the liver tissue for a ...
Kim Byung Moon - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the altered findings of hepatic arteriography after radiofrequency (RF) ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma which can potentially influence subsequent transcatheter arterial chemoembolization. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Hepatic arteriograms of 26 index hepatocellular carcinomas in 24 patients treated only by RF ablation (M:F = 22:2, mean age 55 years), in ...
Stoupis Christoforos - - 2007
The purpose of this study was to report the potential of hepatic artery stent grafting in cases of acute hemorrhage of the gastroduodenal artery stump following pancreatic head resection. Five consecutive male patients were treated because of acute, life-threatening massive bleeding. Instead of re-operation, emergency angiography, with the potential of ...
Huang Mingsheng - - 2006
PURPOSE: This retrospective study was undertaken to evaluate the effectiveness of coronary stent placement in hepatic artery stenosis after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Of 430 consecutive adult orthotopic liver transplant recipients between November 2003 and September 2005, 17 had hepatic artery stenosis (HAS). Fourteen of them underwent ...
Mandal Sanjay Kumar SK Department of Medicine, Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, - - 2006
A middle aged, non-addict male presented with right upper abdominal pain and swelling with respiratory distress. Examination revealed central cyanosis, bipedal pitting edema with prominent epigastric and back veins. Liver was enlarged, tender, spanned 20 cm without any splenomegaly or ascites. Other systems were clinically normal. Laboratory investigations showed polymorphonuclear ...
Veteläinen Reeta - - 2006
PURPOSE: Dual embolization of the hepatic artery and portal vein (PV) has been proposed to enhance contralateral liver regeneration before resection. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of PV ligation compared with simultaneous or sequential dual ligation on regeneration, proinflammatory response, and liver damage. MATERIALS AND ...
Maeda H - - 2006
A 74-year-old female underwent surgical treatment for adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head. Preoperative multi-detector row computed tomography (MD-CT) demonstrated tumor invasion into the accessory right colic vein and the branch of the middle colic artery (MCA), which was not detected by digital subtraction angiography. MD-CT showed anatomical variants in the ...
Wu I-Hui - - 2006
The development of unilateral pulmonary arteriovenous malformations in patients after total cavopulmonary connection with an extracardiac conduit has been reported. Unequal distribution of hepatic venous flow to the lung is theorized to be the causative factor. We report the surgical management of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations in a patient with heterotaxy ...
Yoshikawa Takeshi - - 2006
Pseudothrombocytopenia (PTCP) is the in vitro phenomenon of anticoagulant-activated platelet agglutination that results in spuriously low platelet counts. We report the case of a 65-year-old man with EDTA- and sodium citrate-dependent PTCP occurring after transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) due to hepatitis C cirrhosis. Invasion of the ...
Gyang Anthony N - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: Spontaneous hepatic rupture associated with pregnancy is a rare and very serious complication associated with eclampsia or pre-eclampsia. CASE REPORT: We report a case of hepatic rupture following eclampsia at 27 weeks gestation which was managed successfully by selective hepatic artery embolisation as an adjunct to liver packing. CONCLUSION: ...
Sun Long L Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center, the First Hospital of Xiamen, Fujian Medical University, Xiamen 316003, Fujian Province, China. - - 2006
A 23-year-old man with post-traumatic hepatic artery pseudo-aneurysm and subphrenic liver abscess was admitted. He underwent coil embolization of hepatic artery pseudo-aneurysm. The pseudo-aneurysm was successfully obstructed and subphrenic liver abscess was controlled. Super-selective trans-catheter coil embolization may represent an effective treatment for hepatic artery pseudo-aneurysm combined with subphrenic liver ...
Abdullah Siraj Saadaldin - - 2006
The aim of this study was to identify and to classify anatomical hepatic artery (HA) variations concerning 932 HA dissections in liver transplantation (LT). Normal HA distribution was found in 68.1%. Variations of HA were detected in 31.9% and were divided into three groups describing 48 common hepatic artery (CHA) ...
Riesenman Paul J - - 2006
Aneurysmal disease of the hepatic artery is a rare and potentially life-threatening entity. Aneurysms occur anywhere along the hepatic artery and its branches, but they have a predilection for occurring as a solitary lesion of the common or right hepatic artery. Diffuse intrahepatic hepatic artery aneurysm is the rarest form ...
Kim Hyo-Cheol - - 2006
Over the past 9 years, the authors have identified gonadal arteries supplying hepatocellular carcinoma in seven of 4,438 patients (0.16%) whom they attempted to treat by transcatheter arterial chemoembolization. All seven patients had tumors in the Couinaud segment 6 (S6) of the liver (mean size, 6.8 cm). The gonadal arteries ...
Hendrickson Richard J - - 2006
Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is performed in neonates and children for significant gastroesophageal reflux. An aberrant left hepatic artery encountered during laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication makes dissection around the esophageal hiatus more difficult if the artery is not transected. Although some suggest division of the aberrant left hepatic artery, this is associated ...
Bartolotta T V - - 2007
BACKGROUND: We describe the spectrum of contrast-enhancement patterns of benign hepatic tumors arising in fatty liver on contrast-enhanced ultrasound (US). METHODS: Sixteen patients (12 women and four men) with 27 benign hepatic tumors (17 hemangiomas, eight focal nodular hyperplasias, and two hepatocellular adenomas) arising in fatty liver underwent baseline and ...
Sakamoto Yoshihiro - - 2006
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The clinical significance of resectional surgery with reconstruction of the right hepatic artery for biliary malignancy remains unclear. PATIENTS/METHODS: Between 1990 and 2004, six patients (5%) with cholangiocarcinoma and five patients (3%) with gallbladder carcinoma with possible involvement of the right hepatic artery underwent resectional surgery with ...
Murakami Takamichi - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To find the optimal scan timing for early arterial phase hepatic CT with adequate arterial enhancement after the aortic contrast arrival. METHODS: Sixty patients were divided randomly into three groups, each of which received 2.0 mL/kg of the 300 mgI/mL contrast medium with an injection duration of 30 seconds ...
Hatzidakis Adam - - 2006
We herein report a case of hemobilia caused by a hepatic artery aneurysm. A 40-year-old male patient with a history of Behçet's disease with a thrombus hanging out of the papilla of Vater had a large hepatic aneurysm in angiography. The hepatic artery feeding the aneurysm was embolized. Endovascular treatment ...
Laopaiboon V - - 2006
Between 2001 and 2005, nine patients with liver hemorrhage underwent non-surgical embolotherapy. There were six males and three females, ranging in age from 9 to 58 years. All patients were symptomatic with hypotension and decreasing hematocrit. Causes of liver hemorrhage included liver laceration following blunt abdominal injury (2 patients), pseudoaneurysms ...
Ito Koji - - 2006
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Hepatic injury caused by ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) is a key clinical problem associated with liver transplantation and liver surgery. The spleen is involved in hepatic I/R injury. In this study, we examined the effects of splenic artery ligation on hepatic I/R injury. METHODS: Splenic artery ligation was performed 7 days, ...
Kodama Yoshihisa - - 2006
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) for treatment of hepatic artery stenosis after living donor liver transplantation. Eighteen patients with hepatic artery stenosis after living donor liver transplantation were included in this study. The success rate and complications of PTA and ...
Moriwaki Yoshihiro - - 2006
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Blunt abdominal-pelvic trauma patients with shock often require transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE), and may also require surgery if intraperitoneal bleeding (IPB) becomes massive. Deciding whether the patient should undergo surgery is highly critical. We sometimes perform TAE without attention to IPB because it has been difficult to evaluate the ...
Song Soon-Young - - 2006
PURPOSE: To investigate the prevalence and patterns of origin of nonhepatic arteries originating from the proper hepatic artery (PHA) or its distal branches and to assess their relation to anatomic variations. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Digital subtraction celiac arteriography and selective left hepatic arteriography was performed in 250 patients with hepatocellular ...
Tannuri Uenis - - 2006
The classical method for arterial reconstruction in pediatric living donor liver transplantation using left lateral segment consists of end-to-end anastomosis between the donor left hepatic artery and the recipient right hepatic artery. In the present case, an intra-operative hepatic artery thrombosis occurred because of extensive intima wall dissection of the ...
Concejero Allan - - 2006
Hepatic venous outflow reconstruction is a key to successful living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) because its obstruction leads to graft dysfunction and eventual loss. Inclusion or reconstruction of most draining veins is ideal to ensure graft venous drainage and avoids acute congestion in the donor graft. We developed donor graft ...
Cimsit Bayindir - - 2006
A 55-year-old man was investigated for right upper abdominal quadrant pain. He had no history of abdominal trauma or surgery. Imaging studies showed a common hepatic artery aneurysm involving the gastroduodenal artery. Following aneurysmectomy, examination with a hand Doppler apparatus yielded clear arterial signals from the liver surface. Therefore, vascular ...
Yamagami T - - 2006
We report a case in which hepatic arterial occlusion developed during repeated hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy through an implanted port-catheter system for advanced malignant hepatic neoplasia. After successful recanalization of the hepatic artery by using percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, another port-catheter system was placed percutaneously by interventional radiology techniques, allowing the ...
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