Variations in Hepatic Artery Anatomy and its Implications in Laparoscopic Whipple Surgery

Variations in Hepatic Artery Anatomy and its Implications in Laparoscopic Whipple Surgery

1. Introduction

Pancreato-Duodenectomy (PD) is a complex procedure with significant postoperative morbidity. Oncological outcome depends on marginal and nodal clearance around critical abdominal vasculature. The presence of aberrant vessels necessitates prompt identification and meticulous dissection around it [1].