fascia lata


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fascia

 [fash´e-ah] (pl. fas´ciae) (L.)
a sheet or band of fibrous tissue such as lies deep to the skin or invests muscles and various body organs. adj., adj fas´cial.
Organization and connective tissue components of skeletal muscle. From Applegate, 2000.
aponeurotic fascia a dense, firm, fibrous membrane investing the trunk and limbs and giving off sheaths to the various muscles.
fascia cribro´sa the superficial fascia of the thigh covering the saphenous opening (fossa ovalis femoris).
crural fascia the investing fascia of the lower limb.
deep fascia aponeurotic fascia.
endothoracic fascia that beneath the serous lining of the thoracic cavity.
fascia la´ta the external investing fascia of the thigh.
Scarpa's fascia the deep, membranous layer of the subcutaneous abdominal fascia.
superficial fascia
1. a fascial sheet lying directly beneath the skin.
thyrolaryngeal fascia the fascia covering the thyroid gland and attached to the cricoid cartilage.
transverse fascia that between the transversalis muscle and the peritoneum.

deep fascia of thigh

the strong deep fascia of the thigh, enveloping the muscles of the thigh and thickened laterally as the iliotibial track.
Synonym(s): fascia lata [TA], broad fascia

fascia lata

deep fascia in the thigh and gluteal region.

fascia

pl. fasciae [L.] a sheet or band of fibrous tissue such as lies deep to the skin or invests muscles and various body organs.

fascia adherens
one of the methods of attachment of actin filaments to the sarcolemma in cardiac muscle; a continuous zone of attachment.
aponeurotic fascia
a dense, firm, fibrous membrane investing the trunk and limbs and giving off sheaths to the various muscles. Called also deep fascia.
fascia cribrosa
the superficial fascia of the thigh covering the saphenous opening.
croup and thigh fascia
extensive sheets between muscle masses giving appearance of distinct molding of muscles, especially when horses in hard training; gives extensive attachments to muscle fascicles and serves as an energy store.
crural fascia
the investing fascia of the leg.
deep fascia
aponeurotic fascia.
endothoracic fascia
that beneath the serous lining of the thoracic cavity.
extrapleural fascia
a prolongation of the endothoracic fascia sometimes found at the root of the neck, important as possibly modifying the auscultatory sounds at the apex of the lung.
iliac fascia
covers the iliopsoas muscle below the wing of the ilium.
fascia lata
the external investing fascia of the thigh. An implant of this fascia is used in operation to correct penile deviation in the bull and for reconstruction of a ruptured anterior (cranial) cruciate ligament in dogs.
leg fascia
a colloquial, non-anatomic term for the extensive fascia, especially in horses, which converts the upper limb into a series of osteofascial compartments. Consists of a superficial layer continuous with the thigh fascia, a middle layer formed by extensive aponeuroses, e.g. tensor facia lata, biceps, semitendinosus, gracilis, sartorius muscles, and a deep layer between muscles and attaching them to the tibia.
orbital fascia
three layers connecting muscles to bone, the eyeball and eyelids.
spermatic fascia
dense fascia surrounding the spermatic cord and testes; internal to the tunica dartos; in layers corresponding to the layers of abdominal muscle; an internal layer adherent to the tunica vaginalis and an external layer adherent to the skin.
superficial fascia
1. a fascial sheet lying directly beneath the skin.
2. subcutaneous tissue.
thyrolaryngeal fascia
the fascia covering the thyroid gland and attached to the cricoid cartilage.
transverse fascia
that between the transversalis muscle and the peritoneum.
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Allografts are harvested from cadaveric tissue such as dermis, fascia lata, and dura mater.
A canthoplasty must be performed to reset the lateral canthus using a periosteal flap or a fascia lata graft.
Late repair of simultaneous bilateral distal biceps brachii tendon avulsion with fascia lata graft.
These include the lateral collateral ligament, lateral meniscus, the bursa deep to popliteus, a tendinous expansion from vastus lateralis, the tendon of biceps femoris, fascia lata, and the joint capsule (Figures 2 and 3).
The iliotibial band (ITB) is a thickened band of fascia that originates, in part, from the tensor fascia lata muscle and gluteus maximus muscle.
A course of amphotericin B was begun 1 week before the intervention, which included total removal of the fascia lata.
Allografts processed by RTI include the patented MD-Series(TM) threaded bone dowels, Cornerstone-SRTM blocks, OPTEFORM(R) Moldable Allograft, OPTEFIL(TM) Allograft Paste, OSTEOFIL(R) Allograft Paste Products, REGENAFIL(R) and REGENAFORM(R) Allograft Paste Products, FasLata(TM) fascia lata tissue, and cortical bone pins and interference screws.
Allografts processed by Regeneration include the patented MD-Series threaded bone dowels, Cornerstone-SR blocks, Opteform and Optefil allograft pastes, Osteofil/Regenafil injectable bone paste, FasLata fascia lata tissue, and cortical bone pins and interference screws.
Bard's Urologial Division (Bard) which will make fascia lata tissue from human donors available through Bard for patients needing genitourinary or pelvic floor reconstruction surgery.
A study conducted at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary which compared the preservation of the biomechanical and structural integrity of Tutoplast fascia lata with LifeCell's Alloderm, and with tissue bank supplied freeze-dried fascias lata, found that, "AlloDerm and Tutoplast retain more natural architecture and physical properties.
For example, autologous facial sling grafts, including the fascia lata graft, result in morbidity at the donor site, require multiple incisions, and are prone to recurrence of facial ptosis with laxity of the graft.
With its tip perpendicular to the skin, I push the cannula-equipped guide straight in until I feel the tip pop through the fascia lata.