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Table 1 Hepatic arterial variations incompatible with the descriptions in the Michels’ classification

From: Successful radical resection of pancreatic head carcinoma in a patient with replaced right hepatic artery originating from posterior inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery: a case report

Author Number of patients Type
Ugurel MS 1 RHA originating from the middle colic artery
1 RHA originating from the aorta
1 LHA originating from CHA
Yaprak O 3 RHA originating from CA
2 Trifurcationa
2 Accessory RHA originating from GDA
1 RHA originating from the aorta and accessory LHA originating from LGA
1 CA bifurcating into different branches accompanied by replaced RHA originating from SMA
Skorzewska A 1 RHA originating from the aorta and LHA originating from LGA
1 Double hepatic arteryb
1 LHA originating from GDA
Araujo Neto SA 2 RHA originating from CA
2 LHA originating from CHA
2 Trifurcationa
Nemeth K 3 Trifurcationa
1 RHA originating from the proximal part of CHA and CHA trifurcationg into LHA, GDA, and RGA
1 Pentafurcationc
1 RHA originating from CA
1 RHA originating from the proximal part of CHA
1 RHA-PB originating from CHA
1 LHA originating from the proximal part of CHA
Thangarajah A 7 double hepatic artery
11 Trifurcationa
  1. CA celiac axis, GDA gastroduodenal artery, LHA left hepatic artery, LGA left gastric artery, RGA right gastric artery, SMA superior mesenteric artery, CHA common hepatic artery
  2. a“Trifurcation” means CHA trifurcating into RHA, LHA, and GDA
  3. b“Double hepatic artery” means early branching of RHA and LHA from CA
  4. c“Pentafurcation” means CHA branching into five arteries, LHA, RHA, artery of segment IV, GDA, and RGA