Meckel Diverticulum

Known as: Persistent omphalomesenteric duct, diverticulum meckel, Diverticulum ilei 
A congenital abnormality characterized by the outpouching or sac formation in the ILEUM. It is a remnant of the embryonic YOLK SAC in which the… (More)

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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Meckel's diverticulum is a vestigial remnant of the vitellointestinal duct that may occasionally contain heterotopic… (More)
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2002
2002
Background: Meckel's diverticulum is an uncommon entity. A high index of suspicion is necessary for opportune diagnosis and… (More)
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2002
2002
A patient aged 26 was investigated for recurrent severe gastrointestinal bleeding. Over a 4-year period, he was transfused more… (More)
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2000
2000
The midgut and hindgut endoderm of the mouse embryo give rise to the intestinal epithelium, yet it is not known how the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE The authors determined whether Meckel's diverticulum, discovered incidentally at operation, should be removed… (More)
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1989
1989
During the last 27 years, 84 patients with Meckel's diverticulum (MD) have undergone resection at our institution (incidental… (More)
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1985
1985
Meckel's diverticula were removed from 49 adult patients during a 15 year period. In 24 (49 per cent) of the patients the… (More)
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1980
1980
Thirteen patients with surgically confirmed Meckel diverticula encountered in a 30 month period are reported. Of 11 symptomatic… (More)
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
A total of 600 cases, comprising 4 of our cases and 596 others in Japan, was analyzed, and the diagnosis of Meckel's diverticulum… (More)
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1973
1973
Meckel's diverticulum is an uncommon cause of acute abdominal pain and small bowel obstruction in adults. We present a case of a… (More)
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