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Figure 2: When the intestines are removed as far posteriorly as possible, the cut edges of the peritoneum are exposed as shown in the figure. The base of the transverse mesocolon lies horizontally across the duodenum and pancreas. To the right of the pancreas, this attachment line crosses the vertical segment of the duodenum and terminates at the hepatic flexure, whereas on the left, it terminates at the splenic flexure

Figure 2: When the intestines are removed as far posteriorly as possible, the cut edges of the peritoneum are exposed as shown in the figure. The base of the transverse mesocolon lies horizontally across the duodenum and pancreas. To the right of the pancreas, this attachment line crosses the vertical segment of the duodenum and terminates at the hepatic flexure, whereas on the left, it terminates at the splenic flexure