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Omentum

Known as: Omental Fat, Omentums, omental 
A fold of the peritoneum (the thin tissue that lines the abdomen) that surrounds the stomach and other organs in the abdomen.
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Immunotherapy as a treatment for cancer is a growing field of endeavor but reports of success have been limited for epithelial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The recent progress made in the bioengineering of cardiac patches offers a new therapeutic modality for regenerating the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Central (visceral) obesity is more closely associated with insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease than… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor or smooth muscle tumor (GIST) is the designation for a major subset of gastrointestinal… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
The purpose of this study was to determine whether human adipocytes from different depots of obese subjects produce interleukin-6… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Central obesity results in a cluster of metabolic abnormalities contributing to premature death. Glucocorticoids… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Omentum has been used clinically to promote wound healing and to stimulate the revascularization of ischemic tissues. The… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 (PAI-1) contributes to the pathogenesis of atherothrombosis. Its plasma level is strongly… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
  • P. Björntorp
  • International journal of obesity and related…
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 32540337
The regulation of adipose tissue distribution is an important problem in view of the close epidemiological and metabolic… Expand
Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
AUTOTRANSPLANT OF OMENTUM TO A LARGE SCALP DEFECT, WITH MICROSURGICAL REVASCULARIZATION DONALD McLEAN;HARRY BUNCKE; Plastic and… Expand