The Pedicled Greater Omentum in Reconstructive Surgery Following Treatment of Certain Cancers

  • M. Abbes


Since 1963 after Kiricuta, the use of the greater omentum (G.O.) has taken a large place in repair following surgery of cancer, essentially for defects in irradiated areas but also for fistulae closure, amputated breasts reconstruction and as a cover of large non-irradiated tumoral resection areas.


Skin Graft Gastroepiploic Artery Fistula Closure Subcutaneous Tunnel Retromolar Triangle 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Abbes
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  1. 1.Department of SurgeryCancer Center Antoine LacassagneNiceFrance

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