panniculus

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panniculus

[pə′nik·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
A membrane or layer.
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The patient elected to proceed with immediate radical cystectomy, ileal conduit urinary diversion, and concomitant panniculectomy, as his renal function precluded the use of cisplatin-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
9 kg of abdominal wall tissue was resected as the panniculectomy specimen (Figure 2).
The superior and inferior panniculectomy margins were approximated with towel clamps.
We found that women who underwent panniculectomy at the time of cesarean section were less likely to have significant wound complications than controls that did not undergo panniculectomy," Dr.
He and his coinvestigators conducted a chart review during 2004 that included 30 morbidly obese patients who underwent incidental panniculectomy during cesarean section and a control group of 29 morbidly obese women who underwent a cesarean section without a panniculectomy.
Although the addition of panniculectomy to gynecologic surgery in the morbidly obese patient is a fairly recent strategy to increase exposure, the procedure itself has roots in the 19th century.
Panniculectomy involves excision of a large portion of abdominal skin and subcutaneous fat down to, but not including, the rectus fascia, to gain much greater exposure to the lower abdominal cavity and pelvis.
One study reported panniculectomy specimens ranging in weight from 4 to 54 kg (Acarturk et al.
Panniculectomy as an adjuvant to bariatric surgery.
Topics range from different weight loss procedures, such as lap band surgery, panniculectomy, and gastric bypass (http://www.
The most popular procedures included, among others, panniculectomy, lower body lifts, thigh lifts and upper arm lifts.