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Question 1#

 The arterial supply of the common bile duct is derived from:

A) The left hepatic artery
B) The right hepatic artery
C) The gastroduodenal artery
D) The right hepatic and gastroduodenal arteries
E) The left hepatic and gastroduodenal arteries

Correct Answer is D


The majority of the blood flow to the human common bile duct originates from the right hepatic artery and gastroduodenal arteries, with major trunks running along the medial and lateral aspects of the common duct (often referred to as the 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock positions).