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TRAINING COURSE
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 15-27

Imaging of peritoneal ligaments by endoscopic ultrasound (with videos)


1 Department of Gastroenterology, Jaswant Rai Speciality Hospital, Meerut, India
2 Department of Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute, Lucknow, India
3 Department of Anatomy, Muzaffarnagar Medical College, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
4 Trivandrum Institute of Digestive Diseases and Minimal, Access, Surgery, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Malay Sharma
Department of Gastroenterology, Jaswant Rai Speciality Hospital, Meerut
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2303-9027.151317

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Double layered peritoneal folds or ligaments act as conduits for the passage of blood vessels in intraperitoneal organs and also provide a pathway for the spread of disease. It is difficult to identify these normal peritoneal folds at imaging. Computed tomography is the most common imaging modality used to detect diseases of the peritoneum. The ultrasound (US) has been also used for evaluation of diseases involving ligaments. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is being increasingly used both for diagnostic and interventional purposes in abdomen. In this article, we have described the normal EUS anatomy of the peritoneal ligaments.


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