mediastinal pleura


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mediastinal part of parietal pleura

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the continuation of the costal and diaphragmatic pleura of each side that passes from the vertebral column and sternum covering the sides of the mediastinum.

mediastinal pleura

The portion of the parietal pleura that extends to cover the mediastinum.
See also: pleura
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[31], an interesting distribution of PPs was found, in particular: diaphragmatic plaques were distributed more commonly on the right side, since the right diaphragmatic dome has a large interface with the lung; mediastinal plaques were distributed more commonly on the left side due to anatomical and mechanical factors such as larger interface with the lung and the pulsating left ventricle pushing the left mediastinal pleura against the adjacent left lung with more mechanical stress than the right mediastinal pleura; chest wall pleural plaques more commonly involved both the basal sides due to combination of high ventilation and gravity in these lung regions.
Although surgeons incised the left mediastinal pleura, the situation was unchanged and they did not find a nonventilated lobe.
The mediastinal pleura and pleura on central part of diaphragm are supplied by phrenic nerve.
The mass was covered with mediastinal pleura and well encapsulated.
The distended mediastinal pleura was opened over the azygos vein up to the thoracic inlet and the purulent material was drained and the necrotized tissues were completely removed.