August 1988

Right Trisegmentectomy With a Synthetic Vena Cava Graft

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, University Health Center of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Pittsburgh.

Arch Surg. 1988;123(8):1021-1022. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1988.01400320107023

• In the course of a right trisegmentectomy of the liver, nearly the entire length of the retrohepatic vena cava was replaced with a Dacron graft. Patency of the graft was proved by a venacavogram a year later.

(Arch Surg 1988;123:1021-1022)