omental bursa

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Noun1.omental bursa - an isolated part of the peritoneal cavity that is dorsal to the stomach
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
greater peritoneal sac, peritoneal cavity - the interior of the peritoneum; a potential space between layers of the peritoneum
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Type B: Peritoneal Cavity -> Omental bursa -> Peritoneal Cavity.
Cut through the anterior layers of the greater omentum 2-3 cm inferior to the arteries to open the lower part of the omental bursa. Explore the bursa.
Pseudocysts may be classified according to anatomic location in relation to the omental bursa. Pseudocysts inside the omental bursa often have a common wall with the GI tract, and retroperitoneal perforation is rare when there is close apposition of the pseudocyst to the gastric wall.