fascia transversalis


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trans·ver·sa·lis fas·ci·a

[TA]
the lining fascia of the anterolateral abdominal wall, between the inner surface of the abdominal musculature, specifically the transverse abdominal muscle, and the peritoneum.
Synonym(s): fascia transversalis [TA]

fascia transversalis

The fascia located between the perineum and the transversalis muscle. It lines the abdominal cavity.
See also: fascia
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1) Ligamento reflejo; 2) Pilar medial; 4) Fascia Transversalis; 5) Cordon espermatico; 6) Pubis; 8) Nervio iliohipogastrico; 10) Aponeurosis del musculo oblicuo externo; 11) Ligamento inguinal; 12) Ligamento lacunar y 14) Linea alba.
The shutter mechanism could be overwhelmed, particularly in men over 50 years who have weakening of the abdominal muscles, the shutter and the fascia transversalis.
Presently, technique for laparoscopic hernia repair has comes from Stoppa's concept of pre-peritoneal reinforcement of fascia transversalis over the myopectineal orifice with prosthetic mesh.