This paper illustrates a simple method of necropsy dissection of the abdominal organs after abdominal surgery. The organs are removed in one block as per the method described by Letulle. A retroperitoneal approach is then used. Structures are dissected away in a series of layers using the vasculature for guidance. This technique permits the examination of important structures in the postoperative abdomen which would otherwise be extremely difficult and time consuming using conventional methods. The anatomy is demonstrated without being obscured by the contents of the peritoneal cavity.
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