suspensory muscle of duodenum

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sus·pen·so·ry mus·cle of du·o·de·num

[TA]
a broad flat band of smooth muscle and fibrous tissue attached to the right crus of the diaphragm and to the duodenum at its junction with the jejunum.

sus·pen·so·ry mus·cle of du·o·de·num

(sŭs-pen'sŏr-ē mŭs'ĕl dū'ō-dē'nŭm) [TA]
A broad, flat band of smooth muscle and fibrous tissue attached to the right crus of the diaphragm and to the duodenum at its junction with the jejunum.
Synonym(s): musculus suspensorius duodeni [TA] .

Treitz,

Wenzel, Bohemian pathologist, 1819-1872.
Treitz arch - a sickle-shaped fold of peritoneum that forms the anterior boundary of the paraduodenal recess. Synonym(s): paraduodenal fold
Treitz fascia - fascia behind the head of the pancreas.
Treitz fossa - an inconstant depression in the peritoneum extending posterior to the cecum. Synonym(s): subcecal fossa
Treitz hernia - hernia in the subperitoneal tissues. Synonym(s): duodenojejunal hernia
Treitz ligament - Synonym(s): suspensory muscle of duodenum
Treitz muscle - Synonym(s): suspensory muscle of duodenum
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The Treitz ligament was seen at the duodenojejunal junction, as normal.
Bleeding from proximal to the Treitz ligament is identified as upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB).
This has evolved since the last decade and nutrients given beyond Treitz ligament, the post-pyloric feeding, decrease pancreatic stimulation, thus improving the overall outcome13.
An ileo-ileal invagination was observed during laparotomy at a location 220 cm distal to the Treitz ligament.
Laparotomy revealed a full-thickness isolated ileal perforation 180 cm distal to the Treitz ligament and 300 [mm.
Exploratory laporatomy showed an intramural haematoma of the proximal jejunum starting from Treitz Ligament (Figure-3).
Taking in consideration the fact that 80% of causes of all GIT hemorrhages are located proximally to Treitz ligament, esophagogastroduodenoscopy is recommended to be performed first, especially in the patients with hemodynamic instability, history of an ulcerous disease and those taking ulcerogenic drugs.