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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1935-2018
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The association between obesity and impaired insulin sensitivity has long been recognized, although a subgroup of obese… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Patients with end-stage bladder disease can be treated with cystoplasty using gastrointestinal segments. The presence… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
INTRODUCTION Inflammation contributes to cardiovascular disease and is exacerbated with increased adiposity, particularly omental… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
In human obesity, white adipose tissue (WAT) is enriched in macrophages. How macrophage infiltration in WAT contributes to the… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Central (visceral) obesity is more closely associated with insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease than… (More)
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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… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Upper body obesity is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Little is known about the regulation of body fat distribution, but… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Omentum has been used clinically to promote wound healing and to stimulate the revascularization of ischemic tissues. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 (PAI-1) contributes to the pathogenesis of atherothrombosis. Its plasma level is strongly… (More)
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