retrocolic

ret·ro·col·ic

(ret'rō-kol'ik),
Posterior to the colon.
[retro- + G. kolon, colon]

retrocolic

(rĕt″rō-kŏl′ĭk) [L. retro, back, + Gr. kolon, colon]
Posterior to the colon.
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The roux limb may be brought up over (antecolic) or through (retrocolic) the transverse colon mesentery (Figure 1).
Left PDH extends in a retrocolic fashion into the left portion of the transverse mesocolon and the descending mesocolon (7) (Figure 3).
The EJS was created as a retrocolic, end-to-side anastomosis with a circular stapler, while the blind closure of the proximal duodenum was performed with a linear stapler.
Through a small laparotomy before closure, we were able to create a Y-limb anastomosis approximately 30 cm distal to Treitz's ligament and close gaps in the mesojejunum from Treitz's ligament and the lower side of the mesocolon along the retrocolic route.
the radiologist exerted gentle pressure in the right iliac fossa to decrease the distance between the transducer and the retrocecal or retrocolic spaces, potentially increasing the resolution of the appendix.
The reconstruction of pancreaticoenteric anastomosis was accomplished with a retrocolic, Rouxen-Y pancreaticojejunostomy (Figure 4).
Repair of the injury was performed by creating termino-lateral hepaticojejunostomy between the right and left hepatic ducts and retrocolic Roux en-Y jejunal limb.
Following Roux-en-Y reconstruction, Petersen's spaces, jejuna-jejunal spaces, and transverse mesocolon spaces (if anastomosis was performed retrocolic) was formed.
For reconstruction, a Roux loop is brought retrocolic and opened.
One patient had a retrocolic gastrojejunostomy in addition to the repair, because of gastric outlet obstruction with dilated stomach.
A 40 cm retrocolic jejunal Rouxen-Y loop was fashioned and a side-to-side hepatojejunal anastomosis constructed using preplaced 5/0 absorbable monofilament sutures.