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There is an extension of the splenogastric ligament that attaches the upper end of the splenic hilum and cardia of the stomach to the diaphragm. The two components of the membrane are the splenophrenic ligament and the gastrophrenic ligament. These, along with the cephalad part of the gastrosplenic ligament, are divided to mobilize the fundus of the stomach for a Nissen fundoplication.
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