retropubic space

(redirected from prevesical space)

ret·ro·pu·bic space

[TA]
the area of loose connective tissue between the bladder with its related fascia and the pubis and anterior abdominal wall.

ret·ro·pu·bic space

(ret'rō-pyū'bik spās) [TA]
The area of loose connective tissue between the bladder with its related fascia and the pubis and anterior abdominal wall.

Retzius,

Anders A., Swedish anatomist and anthropologist, 1796-1860.
cavum retzii - Synonym(s): space of Retzius
Retzius cavity - Synonym(s): space of Retzius
Retzius fibers - stiff fibers in Deiters cells.
Retzius gyrus - the intralimbic gyrus in the cortical portion of the rhinencephalon.
Retzius ligament - the deep attachment of the inferior extensor retinaculum in the tarsal sinus. Synonym(s): fundiform ligament of foot
Retzius space - Synonym(s): space of Retzius
Retzius veins - portacaval anastomoses. Synonym(s): Ruysch veins
space of Retzius - the area of loose connective tissue between the bladder with its related fascia and the pubis and anterior abdominal wall. Synonym(s): cavum retzii; retropubic space; Retzius cavity; Retzius space
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Additionally, a peer reviewed study titled Reservoir Alternate Surgical Implantation Technique: Preliminary Outcomes of Initial PROPPER Study of Low Profile or Spherical Reservoir Implantation in Submuscular Location or Traditional Prevesical Space authored by Edward Karpman, et al, was published in the Journal of Urology in January 2015.
This is connected to a balloon that is implanted into the prevesical space, which in turn is connected to a small, finger-operated pump that is implanted into one side of the labia.
Implantation is done using a suprapubic incision to open the prevesical space.
AMS says the Acticon Neosphincter is a silicone-based prosthesis consisting of an occlusive cuff implanted around the anal canal, a pressure-regulated balloon implanted in the prevesical space, and a control pump.