Importance of the Moskowitz artery in the laparoscopic medial approach to splenic flexure mobilization: a cadaveric study

Importance of the Moskowitz artery in the laparoscopic medial approach to splenic flexure... Tech Coloproctol (2017) 21:567–572 DOI 10.1007/s10151-017-1663-3 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Importance of the Moskowitz artery in the laparoscopic medial approach to splenic flexure mobilization: a cadaveric study 1 1 1 1 • • • • A. Garcia-Granero L. Sa´nchez-Guille´n O. Carren˜o J. Sancho Muriel 1 2 1 1 • • • • E. Alvarez Sarrado D. Fletcher Sanfeliu B. Flor Lorente M. Frasson 3 1 F. Martinez Soriano E. Garcia-Granero Received: 25 April 2017 / Accepted: 27 June 2017 / Published online: 27 July 2017 Springer International Publishing AG 2017 Abstract the VEOP and was quantified as the distance between the Background The medial approach in laparoscopic splenic VEOP and the most proximal arch flexure mobilization is based on the entrance to the lesser Results The artery of Drummond was identified in 100% sac just above the ventral edge of the pancreas (VEOP). of the cadavers. In 5 of 27 (18%) Riolan’s arch was pre- The artery of Moskowitz runs through the base of the sent, and in 3 of 27 (11%) the Moskowitz artery was found. mesocolon, just above the VEOP. The aim of this study The mean distance from the VEOP to the artery of was to assess the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Techniques in Coloproctology Springer Journals

Importance of the Moskowitz artery in the laparoscopic medial approach to splenic flexure mobilization: a cadaveric study

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Springer International Publishing
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer International Publishing AG
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Surgery; Gastroenterology; Proctology; Abdominal Surgery; Colorectal Surgery
ISSN
1123-6337
eISSN
1128-045X
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10151-017-1663-3
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