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Common Hepatic Artery

Medically reviewed by: Stephanie Curreli, MD, PhD
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2015

The common hepatic artery is the vessel which supplies oxygen-rich blood to a number of important organs: the liver, the duodenum, the pylorus, and the pancreas. This artery is a branch of the celiac artery; it divides into the gastroduodenal artery and the hepatic artery proper.