Salivary Glands PancreasEsophagus LiverGallbladder Ascending Colon
Ileum Rectum AppendixPancreasStomach Transverse ColonDescending Colon Cecum Parotid Gland Sublingual Gland
Submandibular Gland Coronary LigamentCystic Duct Duodenum
Falciform Ligament Pons
Gallbladder Hepatic Duct Pancreatic Duct Common Bile Duct Parotid Gland Sublingual GlandSubmandibular Gland
Right Lobe of Liver
STRUCTURE AND POSITION
- Right Lobe of the Liver is situated in Right Hypochondrium (upper right abdomen)
- Right Lobe is quadrilateral in shape.
- It is separated from left lobe by Falciform Ligament anteriorly.
- Posteriorly Ligamentum Venosum and Ligamentum Teres separate it from left lobe superiorly and inferiorly, respectively.
- Right Lobe of the Liver has three fossae on its posterior surface. Fossa for Gallbladder, Fossa for Porta Hepatis and Fossa for Inferior Vena Cava. They divide its posterior left surface and give off Caudate lobe (superiorly) and Quadrate lobe (inferiorly).
- Right Lobe of the Liver has several impressions on its surface regarding adjacent viscera. Inferiorly it has Colic Impression and Renal Impression for Right Colic flexure of Colon and Right Kidney respectively. Duodenal Impression is present to the left of Renal Impression, for duodenum and Suprarenal Impression superior to it for Suprarenal Gland of right side.
- Right Lobe of the Liver receives blood of intestines in hepatic portal system via Right Hepatic Portal Vein. It gets its blood supply via right branches of Hepatic Artery Proper. Right lobe drains its bile into Right Hepatic Duct via its branches Right anterior and Right posterior Hepatic Ducts.
Right Lobe of the Liver performs the normal functions of the liver as :
- Bile Formation
- Protein and lipid synthesis
- Body metabolism regulation
- Enzyme production
- And Storage etc