Hepatic Critical Care 1st ed

Pages 312
Views 60 views
Size 7.4 MiB
Downloads 26
Hepatic Critical Care 1st ed

Description

The liver is the body’s largest internal organ. It plays a vital role in many metabolic processes. The liver has a unique vascular supply with most of its blood coming from the portal venous circulation. The distribution of the portal vein and hepatic artery (which supplies the liver), hepatic vein (which drains the liver), and bile ducts (transport out of the liver) form a unique pattern.