• When management of a perforated peptic ulcer necessitates simple closure, the omentum may not be of adequate quality to buttress such a closure. In this unusual circumstance, we have found the falciform ligament to serve as an effective alternative to satisfactorily plicate peptic perforations.
(Arch Surg 113:1209-1210, 1978)
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