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Where is porta hepatis located?

Where is porta hepatis located?

The porta hepatis is a deep fissure in the inferior surface of the liver through which all the neurovascular structures (except hepatic veins) and hepatic ducts enter or leave the liver 1. It runs in the hepatoduodenal ligament and contains: right and left hepatic ducts. right and left branches of hepatic artery.

Which area of liver is covered by peritoneum?

Bare area
The coronary ligament represent reflections of the visceral peritoneum covering the liver onto the diaphragm. As such, between the two layers of the coronary ligament lies the bare area of the liver, and this is attached to the diaphragm by areolar tissue….

Bare area of the liver
FMA 14480
Anatomical terminology

What is quadrate lobe of liver?

The quadrate lobe is an area of the liver situated on the undersurface of the medial segment left lobe (Couinaud segment IVb), bounded in front by the anterior margin of the liver, behind by the porta hepatis, on the right by the fossa for the gall-bladder, and on the left by the fossa for the umbilical vein.

Where on the liver can the porta hepatis be seen?

The porta hepatis, or hilum of the liver, is a deep, short, transverse fissure that passes across the left posterior aspect of the undersurface of the right lobe of the liver.

What part of liver is not covered by peritoneum?

The posterior aspect of the diaphragmatic surface is not covered by visceral peritoneum, and is in direct contact with the diaphragm itself (known as the ‘bare area’ of the liver).

Does the peritoneum cover the liver?

With the exception of the line of attachment of this ligament the peritoneum covers the whole of the under surface of the anterior part of the diaphragm, and is continued from it on to the upper surface of the right lobe of the liver as the superior layer of the coronary ligament, and on to the upper surface of the …

Is quadrate lobe right or left?

The medial sector of the left lobe (quadrate lobe, segment IV) is part of the left lobe from a surgical perspective but lies to the right of the midline; it is further divided into a superior subsegment (A) and an inferior subsegment (B) (note: Japanese surgeons call the superior subsegment B and inferior subsegment A) …