Research Article| Volume 106, ISSUE 1, P2-7, July 1963

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      Omentocavopexy is a procedure wherein omentum is drawn through the right leaf of the diaphragm and sutured to diaphragm, mediastinal pleura and pericardium. It has been performed in thirty-eight dogs and three children. Our human being follow-up study is short, but we believe that the technic has merit.
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