peritoneal cavity


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peritoneal cavity

[¦per·ə·tə¦nē·əl ′kav·əd·ē]
(anatomy)
The potential space between the visceral and parietal layers of the peritoneum.
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The coelom in birds is divided into 8 cavities: the pericardial cavity, the right and left pleural cavities, the right and left ventral hepatic cavities, the right and left dorsal hepatic cavities, and the intestinal peritoneal cavity. (17,18) The intestinal peritoneal cavity contains the urogenital organs, gastrointestinal tract, spleen, and left and right abdominal air sacs.
Occurrence of Setaria labiatopapillosa in peritoneal cavity of crossbred cattle.
The gel was applied onto the intestinal loops and the peritoneal cavity, and the hernia was closed with a direct suture.
The instillation of crystalloids solution into peritoneal cavity during the laparotomy is a routine practice for many Surgeons.
Furthermore, in the peritoneal cavity, the peripheral blood monocytes (PBM), as well as the peritoneal macrophages (PM), represent the primary line of host defense against endometriosis.
Austria) for contained power morcellation (Figure 1) was introduced into the peritoneal cavity via either a 12 mm disposable plastic sheath (MCS-Port, A.M.I.
A midline surgical incision was made and peritoneal cavity explored.
The patient underwent urgent laparotomy, with findings of 1500 ml of fluid, consisting of a mixture of blood, bile, and inflammatory effusion in the peritoneal cavity. Adhesions were discovered under the liver and surrounding the duodenum, with a large amount of bile-like fluid and necrotic substance.
For the in vivo anti-inflammatory evaluation, male Swiss-Webster mice were treated orally with vitexin (5, 15 and 30 mg/kg) or dexamethasone acetate (DEXA) one hour prior to inducement of peritonitis by four different methods to promote leukocyte migration to the peritoneal cavity. The four methods induced the peritonitis through different inflammatory mechanisms.
Studies have shown that talc crystals can move up the genitourinary tract into the peritoneal cavity, where the ovaries are.
Access to the peritoneal cavity is achieved by using a catheter inserted into and tunneled through the abdominal wall and then into the peritoneal space.
It works by cleaning the blood of toxins and removing extra fluid through the body's peritoneal cavity.