Hepatoduodenal ligament

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The hepatoduodenal ligament is a ligament that connects the liver with the duodenum and is part of the small network ( omentum minus ). In it lost anatomical structures in the liver parenchyma Glisson's triad identified:

Surgical clamping of the hepatoduodenal ligament to stop bleeding or for interventions on the liver is called the Pringle maneuver .


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