broad ligaments

broad ligaments

Double folds of PERITONEUM hanging over the womb (uterus) and FALLOPIAN TUBES to form a partition in the pelvis.
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Each uterine horn is supported in a dorsolateral direction by broad ligaments, which are attached to ventral surface of uterus.
Some surgeons incise the broad ligaments bilaterally and pass the tourniquet through the broad ligaments to avoid compromising blood flow to the ovaries.
B/l cryptorchidism with testis embedded in broad ligaments in ovary position in respect to uterus.
Common and uncommon entities affecting the vulva, the vagina, the uterus, the ovaries, the fallopian tubes and broad ligaments, and the peritoneum are all covered.
When they separated adnexa they opened up broad ligaments and spillage so the endometrial and myoma tissues might have been left in the retroperitoneal space during uterine morcellation and could grow into an endometriosis lesion and myoma forming a heterogeneous mass under the conditions of sufficient blood supply and
(19) Cervix, (20) ovary, (21) and the broad ligaments (22,23) are the other rare sites of involvement.
C) the least common form, or female type, is characterized by bilateral cryptorchidism with testis embedded in the broad ligaments in an ovarian position with respect to the uterus, which is fixed in the pelvis (7).
* The camera in the horizontal position with downward flexion at the tip provides excellent views of the anterior uterus and bladder flap, and is preferable for viewing the broad ligaments.
It is probably due to instability of bovine uterus which results from greater curvature of organ being dorsal and uterus being disposed cranially to its sub-ilial suspension by the broad ligaments (Roberts and Hillman, 1973).
Tumors of the ovary mal developed gonads, fallopian tubes and broad ligaments atlas of tumor pathology.
The procedure involves a modified supracervical hysterectomy with mobilization of the round, broad ligaments to the uterine artery trunk, where the dissection stops.