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Hepatoduodenal ligament


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hepatoduodenal_ligament
Updated: 2017-02-07T15:04Z
Hepatoduodenal ligament
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Ligament with its contents partially exposed
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Identifiers
Latinligamentum hepatoduodenale
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Anatomical terminology
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The hepatoduodenal ligament is the portion of the lesser omentum extending between the porta hepatis of the liver and the superior part of the duodenum.

Running inside it are the following structures collectively known as the portal triad:[1]

Manual compression of the hepatoduodenal ligament during surgery is known as the Pringle Maneuver.

References

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

  1. ^ Anatomy figure: 38:02-06 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Contents of the hepatoduodenal ligament."

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