Subperitoneal


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Sub`per`i`to´ne`al


a.1.(Anat.) Situated under the peritoneal membrane.
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Pelvic connective tissue divides the subperitoneal pelvic area into different spaces.
Unusual nonneoplastic peritoneal and subperitoneal conditions: CT findings.
(2) there are three forms of pelvic endometriosis: (a) superficial peritoneal lesions; (b) ovarian endometrioma; (c) deep (or solid infiltrating) endometriosis (DIE), which is histologically identified as a lesion that extends more than 5 mm into the subperitoneal space and/or affects the wall of organs in the pelvis and ligaments.
Treatment of inguinal hernias by inserting a subperitoneal prosthetic patch using pre-peritoneoscopy (with a video film) Chirurgie: Memoires de lAcademie de Chirurgie 1992; 118:83-85.
It ascends medial to the deep inguinal ring in the subperitoneal tissue and penetrates the transversalis fascia to be flanked by the rectus abdominis and its sheath (Standring, 2005).
It was observed that fibroblasts derived from the omentum, the richly vascularized fatty subperitoneal layer draping the ovaries, augmented ovarian cancer cell adhesion and invasive behaviour [37, 38], whereas omentum-derived mesothelial cells functionally inhibited ovarian cancer cell aggressiveness [37].
In the supravaginal part of the cervix, it may be interstitial or subperitoneal variety and rarely polypoidal.
Disseminated peritoneal leiomyomatosis (DPL), first described in 1952 by Willson and Peale, [sup][1] is a rare disease characterized by multiple benign subperitoneal leiomyomas in the pelvic and abdominal cavities.
(In such instances, healing would have occurred without adhesions, although subperitoneal fibrosis may have occurred.)
This margin is created by blunt dissection of the retroperitoneal or subperitoneal aspect, respectively, when excising large bowel segments, which are either incompletely encased (ascending and descending colon, upper rectum) or not encased (lower rectum) by peritoneum (Figures 15 and 16).