renal fascia

(redirected from Gerota's fascia)

re·nal fas·ci·a

[TA]
the condensation of the fibroareolar tissue and fat surrounding the kidney to form a sheath for the organ.

renal fascia

a membranous condensation of extraperitoneal fascia that encloses the perirenal fat surrounding the kidney.

re·nal fas·ci·a

(rē'năl fash'ē-ă) [TA]
The condensation of the fibroareolar tissue and fat surrounding the kidney to form a sheath for the organ.
Synonym(s): Gerota capsule, Gerota fascia.

Gerota,

Dimitru, Romanian anatomist and surgeon, 1867-1939.
Gerota capsule - Synonym(s): Gerota fascia
Gerota fascia - the condensation of the fibroareolar tissue and fat surrounding the kidney to form a sheath for the organ. Synonym(s): Gerota capsule; renal fascia
Gerota method - injection of the lymphatics with a dye that is soluble in chloroform or ether but not in water.
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Furthermore, ensuring a watertight closure of Gerota's fascia played a role in minimizing perioperative and postoperative blood loss, as well as controlling and preventing urine leak.
After the artery is completely or partially transected, hemorrhage may be contained in the surrounding tissues such as the vascular adventitia, Gerota's fascia.
The tumor was not involving retroperitoneal soft tissue including renal vessels, Gerota's fascia and lymph nodes.
In this approach, Gerota's fascia is suggested to be kept intact as working space is being created in the posterior pararenal fossa where perinephric fat tissue is kept outside the operative field.
The renal vein thrombus was removed entirely with the specimen and there was no tumour spillage or violation of Gerota's fascia.
5 cm in maximal diameter and extending through Gerota's fascia with multiple nodular opacities in the pararenal and perirenal space (Fig.
This is done by reflecting the mesocolon along the line of Toldt, leaving Gerota's fascia intact.
Similarly, we used a supra-11 flank incision and mobilized the kidney outside Gerota's fascia.
The EM encased each kidney within Gerota's fascia causing compression of renal parenchyma.
The kidney was mobilized outside the Gerota's fascia.
There was no involvement of the perirenal tissues such as Gerota's fascia or renal sinus fat.