gastrocolic


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Related to gastrocolic: gastrocolic fistula

gastrocolic

(ˌɡæstrəʊˈkɒlɪk)
adj
(Medicine) of or relating to the stomach and colon: gastrocolic reflex.
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First the inferior vena cava and aorta, then the pancreatic head was revealed by opening the gastrocolic ligament.
The gastrocolic and gastrosplenic ligaments are separated from the greater curvature using Sonicision (Covidien, Mansfield, MA).
(2) Exploration and dissection of the pancreas: laparoscopic coagulation shears were used to dissect the gastrocolic and gastrosplenic ligaments further exposing the abdominal surface of the pancreas, and care was taken to preserve the left gastroepiploic vessels and short gastric vessels.
After opening the gastrocolic ligament by dividing the short gastric vessels, the hilar vessels and short gastric vessels were individually identified and divided between Hemo-lok clips (Weg, UK).
In both techniques, the pancreas is accessed via the lesser sac after dividing the gastrocolic ligament.
We used ribs made by “prolene” mesh and bone cement to repair the bony defect, and further covered the defect with the latissimus dorsi muscle and gastrocolic omentum.
While performing laparoscopic exploration, gastrocolic ligament was released and a 3-cm-diameter mass was seen behind gastric fundus wall.
The transverse colon (gastrocolic ligament) is partially dissected from the stomach and duodenum and reflected inferiorly.
A case of gastrocolic fistula secondary to adenocarcinoma of the colon.
Food enters the stomach when a person eats and stimulates the gastrocolic reflex, which propels a mass movement of feces toward the sigmoid colon.
The gastrocolic ligament (GcL) was dissected and the stomach (St) was separated cranially to show the celiac compartment.