Vascular supply to the liver


The liver is the body's central metabolic organ.

Arterial supply

She will be about the Hepatic artery (Hepatic artery propria) from the Celiac trunk springs, supplied. From the right branch (Ramus dexter) of the Hepatic artery still emerges Gallbladder artery (Cystic artery) which has the same name Gallbladder supplied (vascular supply to the liver).

Venous drainage

The venous one Gallbladder drainage takes place via the Gallbladder vein (Cystic vein) into the portal vein system of the liver. The liver its venous blood itself leads to the lower one Vena cava (Inferior vena cava) from (vascular supply to the liver).