fundus of the stomach

fundus of the stomach

a cul-de-sac of the stomach that lies above the level of the cardiac orifice, where the esophagus joins the stomach. It contains a gas bubble, the magenblassen.
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We found huge clots of blood in the fundus of the stomach accompanied with active bleeding.
Its existence was first reported in 1996; 90% of the hormone is produced in the fundus of the stomach.
A gastroenterologist was consulted and an upper endoscopy showed a friable, ulcerated, and nodular mass in the fundus of the stomach (Figure 1(b)).
Nissen Fundoplication--a surgical procedure in which the surgeon does a 360-degree wrap of the fundus of the stomach around the esophagus by plication of both the anterior and posterior walls of the gastric fundus, (Buckley, Sharp & Roberts, 2014).
Ultrasonography and computed tomography showed a tumor mass at the pancreatic tail causing a splenic vein obstruction, engorged vessels near the fundus of the stomach, and splenomegaly.
This procedure limits vagotomy to the fundus of the stomach and preserves antral innervations, thereby avoiding the need for a drainage or resectional procedure.
INTRODUCTION: The spleen consists of a large encapsulated mass of vascular and lymphoid tissue situated in the upper left quadrant of the abdominal cavity between the fundus of the stomach and the diaphragm.
Type 2 gastroesophageal varices (GOV2) are in the cardia and fundus of the stomach and are in continuity with esophageal varices2,3,5.
Gross examination of the nodule from the anterior wall of the fundus of the stomach showed a whitish gray elastic mass measuring 1.
Miller's notes on the surgery indicated, "the fundus of the stomach which had been picated [wrapped] around the esophagus, had a very tiny perforation in the right lateral portion of the [stomach] wrap.
This decline in food intake is primarily due to the shrinkage of the fundus of the stomach.
Cardioplasty" is the surgical technique in which the fundus of the stomach is fixed around the distal part of the esophagus, with the aim of increasing the pressure in the region and thus assisting the functioning of the lower esophageal sphincter (Rodrigues et al.