para-aortic

para-aortic

/para-aor·tic/ (-a-or´tik) near or next to the aorta.

para-aortic

beside the aorta.

para-aortic bodies
see para-aortic body.
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Extraperitoneal para-aortic lymphadenectomy can result in more harvested nodes than standard laparoscopic or robot-assisted laparoscopic staging of patients with endometrial cancer, according to Dr.
A 70-year-old woman was referred for computed tomography (CT)-guided biopsy of an incidentally detected partially necrotic 35 mm para-aortic mass in the left infrarenal area (Figs 1 and 2).
The mode of identification (gross versus microscopic) and the number of hilar and suprahilar LNs as well as other regional (designated as nonhilar) LNs (including periaortic and para-aortic, paracaval, aortocaval, common iliac, and external iliac nodes) and their tumor involvement were recorded As per the grossing protocol, hilar tissue was submitted for microscopic examination If hilar LNs were grossly visible, they were submitted separately by either the surgeon or the pathologist For the purposes of this study, hilar and suprahilar LNs were grouped together and are subsequently referred to as "hilar" unless otherwise specified.
Foci of increased tracer uptake were seen in Paraoesophageal and para-aortic regions that corresponded to the soft tissue masses seen on CT.
In the hysterectomy arm, the site of recurrence for one patient each was centropelvic alone, centropelvic plus nodal, pelvic node and distant, para-aortic nodes alone, and distant without pelvic or nodal, with three patients having para-aortic nodal involvement and distant recurrence.
This involves a total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oopherectomy, omentectomy, para-aortic lympb node dissection/sampling, peritoneal washings, with a possible resection of bowel if the tumour is adhered to the bowel or encasing the bowel.
In November 2001, CT scan of abdomen and pelvis showed retroperitoneal and para-aortic adenopathy.
These sites include the surface of the diaphragm, the lesser sac, the mesenteric root, the splenic hilum, and the para-aortic nodes above the renal vessels.
According to conference materials, procedures scheduled to be performed on live pigs included: "ureteral dissection, pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy, repair of simulated bowel and bladder injury, bowel resection, ureteral re-anasomosis, and liver resection.
We describe a rare case of RCC with extensive para-aortic lymphadenopathy of tubercular etiology managed laparoscopically.
At relook laparotomy, the remaining para-aortic nodes were noted to be irresectable.