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a fold of peritoneum supporting the viscera

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Additional IHC analyses were performed for the metastatic intestinal and omental lesions, and they demonstrated that those tumors were also negative for panCK, EMA, SMA, S100, desmin, NSE, CD34, HMB45, and C-Kit and were strongly positive for VIM and CD68.
After visual inspection and careful palpation of the liver, a meticulous search of the peritoneal cavity is undertaken for small intra-abdominal serosal, peritoneal and omental metastases (Fig.
Fine-needle aspiration of the omental mass was nondiagnostic.
The patient was a 37-year-old white woman who previously had been diagnosed with stage IIIC low-grade serous carcinoma of the ovary, with significant peritoneal disease including extensive omental caking, tumor studding on the right and left hemi diaphragms, plaques on the surfaces of the liver and spleen, and tumor on the bladder and rectosigmoid serosa.
The perforation was oversewn and repaired with an omental patch.
J (2011) Differential miRNA Expression in Omental Adipose Tissue and in the Circulation of Obese Patients Identifies Novel Metabolic Biomarkers.
Fried SK, Bunkin DA, Greenberg AS: Omental and subcutaneous adipose tissues of obese subjects release interleukin-6: Depot difference and regulation by glucocorticoid.
When the researchers compared primary ovarian cancer tissue with ovarian cancer tissue, which had spread to the omentum, they found that tumour cells next to omental fat cells produced high levels of FABP4.
Daniel (1971) hoped omental transfer for revascularization of extremities will postpone amputation.
Macrophage infiltration into omental versus subcutaneous fat across different populations: effect of regional adiposity and the comorbidities of obesity.
The patients were randomized to either Graham omentopexy or omental plugging technique.
The trick is to look for the telltale yellow color of omental or bowel fat.
Even in patients with prior omentectomy, residual tumor existed in the omental remnant.
An omental flap may be interposed between the uterus and the bladder to prevent recurrence.