Hepatobiliary/Pancreatic

Feline Liver Disease: The Yellow Cat

Amy N. Breton, CVT, VTS (ECC)
BluePearl-Waltham
Waltham, MA

PROCEEDINGS: NAVC Conference 2015

Proceedings of the NAVC Conference ANATOMY OF LIVER The liver is the largest gland in the body. A gland is defined simply as cells or a group of cells that secrete a substance. The liver is located in the cranial abdomen and is in direct contact with the diaphragm. It is brownish-red in color and is easily friable. It consists of two main lobes, with the right lobe being larger than the left. Most of the liver is encased in a peritoneum. The liver actually adapts to form around its...