Fig. 10.10. A soft rubber latex-free one inch diameter drain is placed into the lesser sac posterior to the bypasses stomach remnant to facilitate identification of the lesser sac in the subsequent mesocolic dissection.
Fig. 10.12. Dissection in the lesser sac behind the bypassed stomach may create this 'strawberry patch' in the transverse mesocolon which provides a location where it is possible to begin the mesocolic dissection, usually 1-2 cm lateral and superior to the ligament of Treitz.
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