renal fascia

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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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The term "simple nephrectomy" describes the technique of removing the kidney from within the Gerota's fascia and is not a technically easy operation.
Gerota's fascia was then opened and noted to be thick and contracted in the form of a reactive rind.
Radical nephrectomy is the standard treatment of renal cell carcinoma with removal of Gerota's fascia and its contents including kidney, perirenal fat, and ipsilateral adrenal gland with or without ipsilateral lymph node.
Abdominal CT scan revealed a hypervascular multilocular solid renal mass that had compromised Gerota's fascia and was occupying the right renal vein.
Findings like exudates were seen in 18 patients, Stomach wall thickening in 20 cases, Gerota's fascia thickening in 16 patients with acute pancreatitis.
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.
I looked at the CAT scan and it didn't look like a clot," the radiologist says, disagreeing with the radiologist who read on Saturday, "I wanted to check it out before I stuck a needle in and breeched Gerota's fascia.
We noticed a perinephral fat strand, thickening of Gerota's fascia, hydronephrosis, or calyceal dilatation and presence of renal calculi in all solid tumour cases (100%) (Figs.
After opening the Gerota's fascia and mobilising the kidney, hilar dissection carried out to secure the renal pedicles.