Treitz redux: the ligament of Treitz revisited

@article{Meyers2005TreitzRT,
  title={Treitz redux: the ligament of Treitz revisited},
  author={M. A. Meyers},
  journal={Abdominal Imaging},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={421-424}
}
In the medical literature, the ligament of Treitz is frequently used as a term to designate the duodenojejunal flexure, but the attributes of the structure itself are not generally known. Indeed, anatomists describe it as the suspensory muscle of the duodenum, arising from the connective tissue around the stems of the celiac and superior mesenteric arteries and inserting as nonstriated muscle commonly into the third and fourth portions of the duodenum and frequently into the duodenojejunal… Expand
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