Gastroduodenal artery used for arterial reconstruction during the whipple operation

Craig P. Fischer, Wade R. Rosenberg, Bridget Fahy, Barbara L. Bass

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Abstract

The right hepatic artery and the common hepatic artery originate from the superior mesenteric artery in approximately 10-15% of the population. Reconstruction of the hepatic artery using the gastroduodenal artery has previously been described to repair hepatic artery injury during the performance of biliary and pancreatic resections. We report the utilization of this technique in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy for a periampullary neoplasm involving a replaced right hepatic artery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2228-2229
Number of pages2
JournalHepato-Gastroenterology
Volume54
Issue number80
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

Keywords

  • Gastroduodenal artery
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy
  • Periampullary neoplasm
  • Replaced right hepatic artery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Gastroduodenal artery used for arterial reconstruction during the whipple operation'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this