abdominal wall

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Related to Layers of the abdominal wall: Scarpa's fascia, Arcuate line
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Noun1.abdominal wall - a wall of the abdomenabdominal wall - a wall of the abdomen    
abdomen, belly, stomach, venter - the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
paries, wall - (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure; "stomach walls"
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In our case, endometrial tissue may have been sprinkled among the layers of the abdominal wall or may have been carried away from the operation site via the vascular pathway as a result of surgical trauma to the vessels during the operation.
6) Some preventative intraoperative measures include the use of protective bags, lavage of the peritoneal cavity with cytotoxic agents such as cisplatin, careful closure of all layers of the abdominal wall, and even resection of port site incisions.