Hepatoduodenal ligament

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Ligament: Hepatoduodenal ligament
Hepatoduodenal ligament EN.svg
Ligament with its contents partially exposed
Latinligamentum hepatoduodenale
Gray'ssubject #246 1151

The hepatoduodenal ligament is the portion of the lesser omentum extending between the porta hepatis of the liver and the superior part of the duodenum.

Running inside it are the following:[1]

Collectively, these structures are known as the portal triad.

Manual compression of the hepatoduodenal ligament during surgery is known as the Pringle Maneuver.

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ SUNY Figs 38:02-06 - "Contents of the hepatoduodenal ligament."

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.