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 contrast agent can also be injected through the PD catheter itself or into the PD solution for instillation into the peritoneal cavity to observe transfer of the agent into the pleural cavity (Green et al.
The delta T values, differences between the peritoneal cavity temperatures and the ambient temperatures (Fig.
The outcome of unretrieved gallstones in the peritoneal cavity during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Most recurrences are within the peritoneal cavity and are treated with surgical excision.
A midline surgical incision was made and peritoneal cavity explored.
In the mice studies, all four methods of inducing peritonitis led to significant increases in the number of neutrophils in the peritoneal cavity.
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.
are commonly found in peritoneal cavity of bovine and due to its migratory behavior it is seen in anterior chamber of eye in horses and donkeys (Sreedevi et al.
injection of LP or LPPI into the peritoneal cavity of Swiss mice prevent septic shock in a model of Salmonella-mediated inflammation (Lima-Filho et al.
The peritoneum consists of serous membranes that line the peritoneal cavity through a network of mesothelial cells and collagen.
First, a transabdominal ultrasound (USG) was performed which revealed moderate free fluid with thick echoes within the peritoneal cavity and mild collection within endometrial cavity.
On day 32, laparoscopic surgery to fenestrate the lymphocele into the peritoneal cavity was performed by introducing a ~5 cm incision in the peritoneum.