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It is important to know that the complex anatomy makes it difficult to do the repairs, if some one is caught unaware of the complex anatomy after injuries in this region. I was asked to repair the cystic artery and hepatic artery injury which were injured accidentally during cholecystectomy emergency. It was difficult to do the hepatic artery repair in that case but we did it and luckily there were no post operative complications. It is always a concern for all the surgeons operating in emergencies when people are performing surgeries after limited training when the supervisors are not next to them.
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29 August 2002
Professor of Vascular surgery
Dr. Vani, Dr Kiran, Dr LRC Reddy, Dr. Devendersingh