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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Once the puncture site is chosen, local anaesthesia is liberally administered into the skin site and throughout the proposed track to the level of the renal fascia.
1] Retroperitoneum is divided into three spaces, at the level of kidneys by anterior (Gerota's fascia) and posterior renal fascia (Zuckerkandl's fascia).
The adrenal adenomas can be found within the triangle among the upper pole of the kidney, peritoneal and diaphragm when the renal fascia was dissected.
The renal fascia was cut open along the outer edge of quadratus lumborum and the ureter was separated and freed from the perirenal fat and the medial plane of psoas muscle to find ureteral calculi.
These include focal or diffuse gland enlargement, stranding of peripancreatic and/or mesenteric fat, thickening of the anterior renal fascia, and free peritoneal fluid.
This hematoma distended the renal fascia, crossed the midline and displaced other peritoneal and retroperitoneal structures.
For manual measurement, both the kidneys were dissected out of fetal abdomen, renal fascia removed along suprarenal gland.
The fat and the renal fascia from anterior surfaces of the left kidney were removed.