ULTRASOUND OF LIVER SEGMENTS

 

For  more detail on liver anatomy

 

For normal liver scanning protocol

 

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Liver Segments
 Liver segments
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Segmental anatomy according to Couinaud.
 
 Left Lobe Liver

Caudate Lobe
Para-sagittal Left

Sagittal Midline. The Ligamentum venosum is highlighted in orange.

lhv:Left hepatic vein  ivc: Inferior vena cava

  

Segments 6,7,8

Segment 6

Para-sagittal Midclavicular.

RPV: Right Portal Vein RHV: Right hepatic vein

Para-sagittal Right
 

Main Portal Vein

Ligamentum Teres
Porta hepatis is seen with an oblique angle 45degree rotation from the sagittal view to the transverse view.
Oblique left showing the ligamentum teres.
 

Left and Middle Hepatic Veins
Transverse Plane showing the Ligamentum Venosum

Transverse Superior Left

lhv: left hepatic vein  mhv: middle hepatic vein

Transverse mid Right

Rt Lobe Transverse

Transverse Mid Right

rpv: right portal vein  lpv: left portal vein

Transverse Superior Right

 

Click here for a great site describing liver segmental anatomy

 

For Liver scanning protocol

 

 
 

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