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Absence of the celiac trunk: Case report and review of the literature
The authors report a rare variation of the absence of the celiac trunk in a Japanese cadaver, with the left gastric, splenic, common hepatic, and superior mesenteric arteries arising independentlyExpand
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Surgical anatomy of innervation of the gallbladder in humans and Suncus murinus with special reference to morphological understanding of gallstone formation after gastrectomy.
AIM To clarify the innervation of human gallbladder, with special reference to morphological understanding of gallstone formation after gastrectomy. METHODS The liver, gallbladder and surroundingExpand
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Surgical anatomy of the innervation of pylorus in human and Suncus murinus, in relation to surgical technique for pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy.
AIM To clarify the innervation of the antro-pyloric region in humans from a clinico-anatomical perspective. METHODS The stomach, duodenum and surrounding structures were dissected in 10 cadavers,Expand
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Effects of Splenectomy on Spontaneously Chronic Pancreatitis in aly/aly Mice
Background and Aim. Mice with alymphoplasia (aly/aly) mutation characterized by a lack of lymph nodes, Peyer's patches, and well-defined lymphoid follicles in the spleen were found. In this study, weExpand
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Distribution of ghrelin-producing cells in stomach and the effects of ghrelin administration in the house musk shrew (Suncus murinus).
OBJECTIVE To investigate the distribution of ghrelin, an important appetite regulatory factor related to obesity, in the stomach of Suncus murinus, and attempted to elucidate the ghrelin-mediatedExpand
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Anterior Inferior Pancreaticoduodenal Artery Running Between the Dorsal and Ventral Pancreas: Morphological and Embryological Viewpoint
Objective: To elucidate the configurational relationship of the anterior inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery (AIPD) and embryological ventral/dorsal pancreas anlagen. Methods: 64 cadavers were usedExpand
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