Pleuroperitoneal


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Pleu`ro`per`i`to`ne´al


a.1.(Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pleural and peritoneal membranes or cavities, or to the pleuroperitoneum.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Several authors recommend interventional or surgical approaches (thoracic duct ligation, pleurodesis, and pleuroperitoneal shunt) in such cases (3, 4).
The development of the subdivisions of the pleuroperitoneal cavity in birds.
Dogustan diafragma hernisi (DDH) pleuroperitoneal kanalin kapanma defektidir.
Its exact etiology is unknown; however, it is now understood that the diaphragmatic defect develops owing to a failure of the pleuroperitoneal membranes to fuse during fetal development.
The embryological cause is related to accelerated ascent of the kidney to the upper region before closing the diaphragm with delayed closure of the pleuroperitoneal membrane.
Many agree upon the theory that ascitic fluid passes directly through diaphragmatic defects (either congenital or acquired), which constitute direct pleuroperitoneal communications in the form of holes or blebs [3-5].
It can also pass through a posterolateral defect of the diaphragm secondary to arrest in the closure of pleuroperitoneal canal and diaphragmatic defects at the sternocostal and lumbocostal region as described by Leininger et al.
This procedure is generally more preferred than the invasive surgical repair of the pleuroperitoneal fistula via thoracotomy.
Due to the acidity of this drug, when it is used in a concentration higher than 500 mg/L, the solution must be buffered with a saturated sodium bicarbonate solution, which results in a solution pH between 7.0 and 7.5 to be injected into the lymph spaces and pleuroperitoneal cavities.
It is suggested that a more rapid ascent of a kidney during this process before closure of the diaphragm results in this anomaly.2,4 Defective development or delayed closure of the pleuroperitoneal membrane was suggested as another factor.2,5
Es una complicacion seria y poco frecuente que generalmente ocasiona el abandono de la tecnica, aunque la realizacion de pleurodesis quimica con sustancias esclerosantes (talco, tetraciclinas, sangre) puede ser un tratamiento eficaz para resolver la comunicacion pleuroperitoneal.