greater omentum


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part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines

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Eight sub-spaces were considered: right subphrenic, left subphenic, right subhepatic (hepatorenal pouch), left subhepatic, lesser sac (omental bursa), pre greater omentum, retro greater omentum and pelvic sub-space.
In 2009, Sun and colleagues reported that the giant tumor originated in pancreas, infiltrated the transverse mesocolon and greater omentum, and tightly adhered to duodenum and superior mesenteric artery [4].
[4] Endometriosis is most commonly found in the gynaecological organs and pelvic peritoneum but may also involve the gastrointestinal system, greater omentum, surgical scars and the mesentery; it is rarely found at distant sites such as the kidney, lungs, skin and nasal cavity.
Angiofibrolipomas have most often been reported in non-cutaneous locations, including the intranasal cavity (1), larynx (2), spermatic cord (3), greater omentum (6), pericardium (7), tonsils (8), and kidney (9).
Greater omentum was separated from the greater curvature by means of harmonic shears.
Abdominal and thoracic tomography showed a large tumour with invasion of the abdominal wall, right colon, distal ileum, and the presence of two nodules on the greater omentum (Figure 1).
This clip then slid towards the capsule over a strip of greater omentum to exert horizontal compression effect at the edge of the splenic tear.
According to practical requirements, the greater omentum was separated, and the perigastric arteriovenous blood circulation was blocked.
A solid pseudopapillary tumor arising from the greater omentum followed by multiple metastases with increasing malignant potential.
Blood, left gastrocnemius muscle, greater omentum adipose tissue, and liver were removed immediately for further analysis.
Haemangiopericytoma of the greater omentum is a rarely documented tumour, with only 12 cases reported until 2003.
Greater omentum was cut along the greater curvature of the stomach and the stomach was dissected.
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