retroperitoneal


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ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al

 (rĕt′rō-pĕr′ĭ-tn-ē′əl)
adj.
Situated behind the peritoneum.
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retroperitoneal

(ˌrɛtrəʊˌpɛrɪtəˈniːəl)
adj
of or relating to the area behind the abdominal lining, where organs such as the kidneys and bladder are located
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ret·ro·per·i·to·ne·al

a. retroperitoneano-a, rel. a o situado detrás del peritoneo.
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retroperitoneal

adj retroperitoneal
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Summary: Retroperitoneal fibrosis is the rare disease also known as Ormond's disease.
Summary: Both patient and her kidney saved by operation on retroperitoneal sarcoma
There was associated heterogeneously hypo-anechoic collection measuring 2.2 cm in depth around the middle and lower parts of the right kidney, suggestive of retroperitoneal hemorrhage.
The incidence of primary post-ERCP complications ranges from 5.4% to 23.0%, and ERCP-induced perforation can occur in 0.3-1.0% of cases, but the associated mortality is high ranging from 8% to 23%.[1] Because of the confluence of the bile duct and pancreatic duct meet at the papilla in proximity to the site of perforation in the duodenum, there is a potential risk of leakage of bile and pancreatic juice into the retroperitoneal space or peritoneum.
Their topics are physical principles and instrumentation; ultrasound artifacts; brain; head and neck; chest; breast; liver; gallbladder and biliary tract; spleen and peritoneal cavity; gastrointestinal tract; urinary tract; adrenal glands, pancreas, and other retroperitoneal structures; female pelvis; male genital tract; musculoskeletal system and vascular imaging; spinal ultrasonography; and ultrasound-guided interventional procedures.
Solitary or multiple lipomas can occur in abdominal, retroperitoneal, vulvar, perineal or thoracic locations.1-3 Cases of pelvic lipomas are seldom reported.1-3 Pelvic lipomas may acquire considerable size and cause bladder outlet obstruction, pelvic pain, venous obstruction, constipation, sciatic hernia and sciatica, and lymphoedema.1-3 Lipomas can often remain undetected until they cause symptoms because of their location or reach a large size.3 In the current case report, we present a giant pelvic lipoma that caused hydronephrosis and we describe the diagnostic and therapeutic approach.
Rupture of the urinary tract, associated with urine extravasation into the perirenal or retroperitoneal spaces is a rare condition, usually associated with the obstruction of the urinary system.
Ultrasonography of Abdomen showed herniation of retroperitoneal fat in the inter muscular space over the left lumbar region.
-- Laparoscopic retroperitoneal nerve-sparing surgery is a safe approach that relieves pain in women with deep infiltrating endometriosis, according to findings presented by Giovanni Roviglione, MD, at the AAGL Global Congress.