Alexis Carrel

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French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)

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The hepatic arterial anastomosis is typically an end-to-end fish-mouth anastomosis where the donor common hepatic artery and splenic artery branch point or the origin of the celiac artery with an aortic Carrel patch (small portion of the adjacent aorta surrounding the celiac artery origin) is connected to the recipient right and left hepatic artery bifurcation or the proper hepaticgastroduodenal artery bifurcation.