An experimental interest in the omentum in surgery arose in 1887. Senn  had the idea of overcoming the leakage of suture lines by free omental grafts. Since then many conditions have been reported in which omental grafts, plugs, patches, or sheets and the omentum on its vascular pedicle have been used. These clearly show its potential and limitations for surgical use.
KeywordsSpinal Cord Injured Spinal Cord Wound Surface Anal Region Pyloric Valve
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