The most common sites of involvement were greater omentum
in 71 (56%), followed by pelvis in 19 (14%), diaphragmatic peritoneum in 16 (13%), small bowel mesentery in 12 (10%) and serosal surfaces in nine (7 %) patients.
Securing the hemostasis the peritoneum was incised and the greater omentum
identified and lifted.
Histologic examination showed (pyo-)granulomatous inflammation of lymph nodes, tonsils, liver, spleen, and greater omentum
In the apple-shaped people, the problem is that fat is not just being accumulated immediately under the skin, but within the potentially huge fat storage areas in the greater omentum
, the membrane structure that lies over and helps protect the intestines, making them at higher health risk than their pear-shaped counterparts.
We recently encountered a case of primary omental pregnancy located on the "gastrocolic ligament," a portion of the greater omentum
passing from the greater curvature of the stomach and the first part of the duodenum to the transverse colon.
The greater omentum
united with the left sheet of the mesoduodenum and to the ascending mesocolon.
The greater omentum
, containing adipose tissue, hangs loosely over the front of the transverse colon and intestines (12).
Laparoscopy (April 2001) revealed diffuse neoplastic infiltration of the peritoneum and greater omentum
, with a carcinomatous aspect.
1,2,3) A flap composed of greater omentum
and a full-thickness segment of the greater curvature of the stomach, based on the right gastroepiploic artery, was first described in 1977 by Yuzuru Kamei and Shuhei Torii.
Primary torsion of the greater omentum
in children – A neglected cause of acute abdomen?
Methods: A prospective study that observes the condition of the greater omentum
(GO), the vermiform appendix and peritoneal exudates at all OA done for uncomplicated appendicitis.
Cut through the anterior layers of the greater omentum
2-3 cm inferior to the arteries to open the lower part of the omental bursa.