peritoneal cavity

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Noun1.peritoneal cavity - the interior of the peritoneum; a potential space between layers of the peritoneum
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
bursa omentalis, lesser peritoneal cavity, omental bursa - an isolated part of the peritoneal cavity that is dorsal to the stomach
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Disseminated peritoneal leiomyomatosis (DPL) is a benign rare entity characterized by the presence of innumerable smooth muscle nodules disseminated throughout the peritoneal cavity.
Gallbladder perforation with stone spillage into the peritoneal cavity is more frequent with laparoscopic cholecystectomy as compared with open cholecystectomy.
Staging--with at least omentectomy and comprehensive evaluation of the peritoneal cavity, with or without peritoneal biopsies--can be considered, though it is not associated with improved survival.
In sections on fertility operations by anatomic location, assisted reproductive technology procedures, and office procedures, they consider such topics as the cervix, tubal surgery, the peritoneal cavity, trans-vaginal oocyte retrieval, and assessing the endometrial lining and evacuation of the uterus.
The peritoneal cavity was clear without any contamination.
Used as directed, the PneumoLiner significantly reduces the risk of disseminating cells and tissue into the peritoneal cavity during power morcellation.
Besides providing a natural sealant for the epithelial layers, this treatment aims to reduce the pressure gradient between the pleural and peritoneal cavity that could perpetuate the leaking.
Perforation means any break in the continuity of hollow viscera leading to contamination of peritoneal cavity with intraluminal contents and peritonitis is the inflammation of peritoneum resulting from perforation causing bacterial contamination.
PD works by cleaning the blood of toxins and removing extra fluid through the bodys peritoneal cavity.
The patient underwent urgent laparotomy, with findings of 1500 ml of fluid, consisting of a mixture of blood, bile, and inflammatory effusion in the peritoneal cavity.
Four to six hours after injection of stimulus, the mice were anesthetized and the cells in the peritoneal cavity were collected through lavage.
Studies have shown that talc crystals can move up the genitourinary tract into the peritoneal cavity, where the ovaries are.