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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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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The association between obesity and impaired insulin sensitivity has long been recognized, although a subgroup of obese… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The recent progress made in the bioengineering of cardiac patches offers a new therapeutic modality for regenerating the… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Central (visceral) obesity is more closely associated with insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease than… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor or smooth muscle tumor (GIST) is the designation for a major subset of gastrointestinal… 
Review
1998
Review
1998
The purpose of this study was to determine whether human adipocytes from different depots of obese subjects produce interleukin-6… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Omentum has been used clinically to promote wound healing and to stimulate the revascularization of ischemic tissues. The… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
AUTOTRANSPLANT OF OMENTUM TO A LARGE SCALP DEFECT, WITH MICROSURGICAL REVASCULARIZATION DONALD McLEAN;HARRY BUNCKE; Plastic and…