The Greater OMENTUM Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Surgery With an Historical Survey

Since RUTHERFORD MORISON left us with the concept of the Omentum being the 'abdominal policeman', clinicians have tacitly assumed that they know sufficient about the structure and function of this organ. However interest in the omentum and its relationship to clinical surgery has recently...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Liebermann-Meffert, D. (Editor), White, H. (Editor), Vaubel, E. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1983, 1983
Edition:1st ed. 1983
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Anatomy and Functional Anatomy
  • 1 Anatomical Definitions, Composition, and Configuration
  • 2 Topographical Relations
  • 3 Development and Appearance
  • 4 Structures
  • References
  • Physiology and Functions
  • 5 Distinctive Peculiarities of Omental Tissue
  • References
  • Clinical Aspects
  • 6 Clinical Signs and Methods of Assessment
  • References
  • Pathological Conditions, Specific Investigations, and Therapy
  • 7 Diseases of the Omentum
  • References
  • Experimental Basis for Reconstructive Surgery Using the Omentum
  • 8 Experiments of Clinical Value
  • References
  • Protective and Reconstructive Surgery with the Omentum in Man
  • 9 Surgical Principles and Techniques
  • References
  • Historical Review
  • 10 History
  • References