Research Article| Volume 13, ISSUE 5, P409-411, March 1982

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Traumatic transection of the hepatic artery

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      Complete transection of the hepatic artery following blunt abdominal trauma is rare. A case successfully treated by ligation of the vessel is described. Attempts to reconstruct the artery may be difficult and are probably unnecessary. We suggest that simple ligation is the correct management of this injury.
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