Prevention of inadvertent injury to the aberrant hepatic artery arising from SMA during laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy


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Can M. F. , KEREM M., DİKMEN K.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.36, no.3, pp.324-325, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkjsurg.2018.3853
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.324-325
  • Keywords: Pancreatoduodenectomy, laparoscopy, hepatic artery, injury

Abstract

Laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy is a challenging surgical procedure. Presence of aberrant hepatic artery arising from the superior mesenteric artery increases the complexity througout dissection. Herein we propose some important points and tricks that help surgeon avoid an inadverdent injury to aberrant hepatic artery during laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy.