For the treatment of retroperitoneum of the stomach

Sungsoo Park, Jeong Hwan Yook, Michio Kaminishi, Hirokazu Yamaguchi

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    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.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLaparoscopic Gastrectomy for Cancer
    Subtitle of host publicationStandard Techniques and Clinical Evidences
    PublisherSpringer Japan
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Electronic)9784431540038
    ISBN (Print)9784431540021
    Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jan 1

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medicine(all)


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