parietal pleura

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Noun1.parietal pleura - pleura that lines the inner chest walls and covers the diaphragm
pleura - the thin serous membrane around the lungs and inner walls of the chest
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T3 lung tumors are tumors >5 cm and up to 7 cm or tumors involving parietal pleura (PL3), chest wall, phrenic nerve, parietal pericardium, or separate nodules in the same lobe as the primary tumor (Fig.
The Ho-YAG laser energy was directly guided to the parietal pleura to generate an effective abrasion on the surface.
[3,4] Using VATS, the lung, parietal pleura and diaphragm can be inspected, and tissue samples taken.
The right parietal pleura was incised, and the right chest cavity was entered.
During surgery, we found that due to its delayed diagnosis and slow growth, the lesion had gradually filled the right hemithorax completely and had established vascular connections with the parietal pleura. It was perfused through enhanced vascularization of the mediastinal, parietal, and diaphragmatic surfaces, which resulted in significant bleeding during dissection.
The parietal pleura is adherent to the inner surface of the thoracic cavity and the visceral pleura is a delicate membrane covering the underlying lung tissue.
(39-42) Invasion of the parietal pleura (with or without chest wall involvement) warrants staging as pT3.
With the tip of the hemostat puncture the parietal pleura while pushing at the top border of the rib 8.
A large tumor (170 x 160 mm in size) occupied the left anterolateral chest wall from the subcutaneous soft tissue through the thoracic cavity with involvement of the parietal pleura (Figure 3(b)).
Medical thoracoscopy increases the diagnostic yield in these cases because it offers the clinician a "window" for direct visualization and collection of samples from the parietal pleura [3].