Cantlie's line (illustration)

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking
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Cantlie's line.

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Cantlie's line.

Case Discussion

Cantlie's line is a vertical plane that divides the liver into left and right lobes creating the principal plane used for hepatectomy.

It extends from the inferior vena cava posteriorly to the middle of the gallbladder fossa anteriorly.

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Case information

rID: 68342
Published: 26th May 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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