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Rouviere's sulcus: Review of an anatomical landmark to prevent common bile duct injury

Galketiya, Kamal; Beardsley, Christian; Gananadha, Sivakumar; Hardman, David


Aim: To review the use of Rouviere's sulcus as an anatomical guard during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Patients and Methods: Anatomical review, not directly involving patients. A review of major anatomical texts, surgical texts and the pubmed database was conducted for all texts or articles pertaining to Rouviere's sulcus. Results: The use of Rouviere's sulcus during laparoscopic cholecystectomy results in an additional anatomic guard against biliary tract injury, however proper anatomical...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Surgical Practice
DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-1633.2012.00628.x


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