Greater omentum

Known as: Gastro-Colic Omentum, Omentum majus 
A large fold of peritoneum that hangs down from the stomach, and extends from the stomach to the posterior abdominal wall after associating with the… (More)
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2001
2001
Primary or idiopathic greater omental torsion remains a rare cause of acute surgical abdomen in adults and children. The… (More)
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2000
2000
Idiopathic or spontaneous segmental infarction of the greater omentum (ISIGO) is a rare cause of acute rightsided abdominal pain… (More)
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1998
Review
1998
Primary tumours of the greater omentum are very rare. Ultrasound allows the detection and characterization of such lesions, but… (More)
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1997
1997
Understanding the embryologic development, anatomic relationships, and pathologic processes of the greater omentum is critical to… (More)
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1995
1995
BACKGROUND Milky spots in the greater omentum of some animals are well organized perivascular infiltrates of leucocytes, and are… (More)
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1995
1995
A case of haemangiopericytoma of the greater omentum is reported here. We discuss the presentation, treatment and prognosis of… (More)
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1991
1991
In surgery, the omentum is used as a very potent tissue in wound healing. This suggests, besides a good vascularization pattern… (More)
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1991
1991
The cellular composition of the human milky spots was investigated on surgically removed specimens of the greater omentum of… (More)
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1985
1985
A rare case of elastofibroma developing in the greater omentum of a 76 years old woman was reported. The greater omentum was… (More)
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1983
Review
1983
The significance of the greater omentum has been discovered recently by surgeons of various disciplines because it provides an… (More)
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