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HPB Surgery
Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 101-105

Hemihepatectomy and Replacement of The Afferent Hepatic Blood Supply in The Dog

1Departments of Surgery and Pathology, St Radboud University Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2St Joannes de Deo Ziekenhuis, Afd.Chirurgie, Velserstraat 19, Haarlem 2023 EA, The Netherlands

Received 23 March 1988; Accepted 23 March 1988

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Hemihepatectomy along with portal vein or hepatic artery replacement in dogs was well tolerated, but combined with replacement of both vessels it was lethal because of outflow block and shock. Total liver blood flow should be kept as high as possible during such procedures in man.