abdominal fascia

abdominal fascia

an inclusive term for the fascia that forms part of the general layer lining the walls of the abdominal cavity and investing the abdominal organs; it is subdivided into visceral abdominal fascia, parietal abdominal fascia, and extraperitoneal fascia.
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Superficial infiltration was found to be effective in the short term (first four hours), primarily reducing rest pain, whereas TAP block was effective against both rest and movement pain for a longer duration, suggesting analgesia from skin and subcutaneous tissues and deeper structures such as muscle and abdominal fascia (12).
In the study presented at the ACOG Annual Meeting, midline abdominal fascia incisions were made in a rat model using the PlasmaBlade, a standard scalpel blade and a traditional electrosurgery tip on the Cut and Coagulation settings.
An end descending colostomy and distal mucus fistula were matured and the patient's abdominal fascia was closed.