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For the Treatment of Retroperitoneum of the Stomach

  • Sung Soo Park
  • Jeong Hwan Yook
  • Michio Kaminishi
  • Hirokazu Yamaguchi

Abstract

The lesser sac is a potential space behind the stomach. The peritoneal covering can be traced from the anterior surface of the pancreas to the spleen. The two landmark folds are important for laparoscopic gastrectomy. The pancreaticogastric fold, which normally is covered by the left lobe of the liver, contains the left gastric artery from the retroperitoneal space to the lesser curvature of the stomach.

Keywords

Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Left Gastric Artery Retroperitoneal Space Hepatoduodenal Ligament Falciform Ligament 
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Copyright information

© Springer 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sung Soo Park
    • 1
  • Jeong Hwan Yook
    • 2
  • Michio Kaminishi
    • 3
  • Hirokazu Yamaguchi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryKorea University College of MedicineSeongbuk-guRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Ulsan College of MedicineSongpa-guRepublic of Korea
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryShowa General HospitalKodairaJapan

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