pelvic cavity


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Related to pelvic cavity: abdominal cavity, cranial cavity, Spinal cavity
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Noun1.pelvic cavity - the space bounded by the bones of the pelvis and containing the pelvic viscerapelvic cavity - the space bounded by the bones of the pelvis and containing the pelvic viscera
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
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Uterus -- A muscular organ situated inside the pelvic cavity, where the embryo gets implanted and develops into a baby.
Unfortunately, this creates the perfect pathway for bacteria to travel deep inside the pelvic cavity as you are also more likely to pass on blood-borne diseases like HIV and hepatitis to a partner during your period and more likely to develop yeast or bacterial infections because the vagina's pH during menstruation is less acidic.
During the operation, we observed part of the small intestine herniate into the pelvic cavity and ischemic osteonecrosis; therefore, we excised part of the small bowel.
In fact, Essure's website now carries the warning: "Some patients implanted with the Essure System for Permanent Birth Control have experienced and/or reported adverse events, including perforation of the uterus and/or fallopian tubes, identification of inserts in the abdominal or pelvic cavity, persistent pain, and suspected allergic or hypersensitivity reactions.
Goswami explained "You can have a great diet, but if you have a poor digestive system, with inflammation, fermentation and poor gut function, the way everything functions in the pelvic cavity won't be optimal".
Till inlet of the pelvic cavity, the rectum was dissociated till peritoneal reflection; the upper part of lateral rectal ligments must be dissociated.
Endometriosis usually occurs within the pelvic cavity.
The classification scale comprised three classes, according to the methodology of CEZAR & SOUSA (2007): score 1 = left kidney not fully covered with fat and pelvic cavity coated with a layer of fat; score 2 = left kidney fully covered with fat and right kidney without any fat cover or partially covered and pelvic cavity with a median layer of fat; score 3 = both kidneys fully covered with fat and pelvic cavity coated with a thick layer of fat.
At the end, the pelvic cavity is lavaged with normal saline.
Upon US FDA approval, the drug product would be used as an intra-peritoneal chemotherapy, either alone or in combination with other agents, and in one or more cancers of the abdominal or pelvic cavity, such as ovarian, uterine, colorectal or gastric carcinomas, concluded the company.
9-12] Peritubal adherences in the pelvic cavity also occur after such interventions as oophorectomy, salpingectomy, reconstructive surgeries on uterine tubes, an excision of endometriosis heterotopias.
Endometriosis can also occur in the fallopian tubes, ovaries, pelvic cavity, vagina, cervix, and bladder.