[Segmental anatomy of the liver--a sonomorphological viewpoint]

Chirurg. 1999 Feb;70(2):169-73. doi: 10.1007/pl00002590.
[Article in German]


The liver is an ideal organ for ultrasonography. In this context, intrahepatic structures allow the identification of segments according to Couinaud by ultrasonography. This article describes, step by step, the ultrasonographic segmental anatomy of the liver.

MeSH terms

  • Hepatectomy / instrumentation
  • Hepatectomy / methods*
  • Humans
  • Liver / anatomy & histology
  • Liver / diagnostic imaging*
  • Reference Values
  • Ultrasonography / instrumentation