The gastrocolic ligament and its relationships
Dividing the gastrocolic ligament provides access to the anterior pancreas and the posterior wall of the stomach. This is commonly done for Whipple procedures, distal pancreatectomy, some forms of the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and exploratory laparotomy.
- Anatomy photo:37:07-0103 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Abdominal Cavity: The Greater Omentum"
- Description at umich.edu
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