pelvic cavity


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pelvic cavity

[′pel·vik ¦kav·əd·ē]
(anatomy)
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In addition, we placed a flushable drainage tube during the operation and only needed to rinse the pelvic cavity repeatedly.
Thus, in consideration of the anatomic location of the sciatic nerve, which is below the piriform muscle and exits the pelvic cavity through the greater sciatic foramen, we came across evidence indicating compression of the sciatic nerve by the cyst.
The deep pelvic cavity can be easily illuminated using a lighted suction tip, a flexible light source (as part of the cystoscopy set) held with a Babcock clamp (FIGURE 3), or a malleable illuminating mat taped to the retractor blades (such as Lightmat surgical illuminator, Lumitex, Inc.
Pain that's felt deep within the pelvis during intercourse may be due to a disorder of the pelvic cavity or the pelvic organs, such as pelvic inflammatory disease.
To facilitate dissection of the ureter, we passed a 10 to 12-Fr ureteral catheter over the guidewire so that the wire would remain in the bladder with its proximal end in the pelvic cavity.
Free fluid in the retroperitoneum often passes into the abdominal or pelvic cavity, and can be detected as free abdominal fluid on ultrasound scan [5].
But problems can arise months or years later if pieces of tissue escape into the pelvic cavity and seed themselves on other organs.
Cavity Body Organ Cranial cavity Vertebral cavity Thoracic cavity Abdominal cavity Pelvic cavity
In general, the PNET is a very highly aggressive tumor with tendency to extension out of the pelvic cavity.
But unlike the tissue lining the uterus, which leaves your body during menstruation, endometriosis tissue is trapped in the pelvic cavity.
Effect of abdominal acupuncture on pain of pelvic cavity in patients with endometriosis.
No other tumour was noted in the abdominal or pelvic cavity.