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.

retrocolic

behind the colon.
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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.
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.
1) However, the free end of the appendix can occupy a variety of positions in relation to the small and large bowel: anterior, medial, lateral, inferior, superior, superiorlateral and retrocolic.
Biopsy was taken from growth and peritoneal seedlings, following which retrocolic gastro-jejunostomy and side to side jejuno-jejunostomy were done.
Retrocolic fistula has been reported as a very rare complication of chronic pyelonephritis.
In the first 107 patients, surgeons performed a retrocolic technique without defect closure.
The necrotising process may extend to involve retroperitoneal fat, small and large bowel mesentery and the retrocolic compartment.
The jejunum is then divided approximately 30 to 50 cm beyond the ligament of Treitz, and the distal segment of jejunum (alimentary limb) is brought up in either an antecolic (most common nowadays) or retrocolic fashion and reattached to the small gastric pouch (gastrojejunostomy).