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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2016, 4(1), 26-30
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-4-1-8
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Clinical Significance of Inferior Right Hepatic Vein

Xin Li1, Xu Xuesong2 and Gong jianping2,

1Surgical Department, Dadukou District Hospital, Chongqing, China

2Hepatobiliary Surgical Department, Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China

Pub. Date: February 03, 2016

Cite this paper:
Xin Li, Xu Xuesong and Gong jianping. Clinical Significance of Inferior Right Hepatic Vein. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2016; 4(1):26-30. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-4-1-8


Liver resection is the golden-standard treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma. The extent of liver resection is a balance between complete removal of tumor and the maximum preservation of tumor-free hepatic parenchyma. Bisegmentecomy 7-8 can be an alternative choice to more extensive liver resections if a thick inferior right hepatic vein (IRHV) occurs. This review briefly describes the conception of inferior right hepatic vein (IRHV) and its significant role in live hepatectomy and other clinical practice.

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