endothoracic

endothoracic

/en·do·tho·rac·ic/ (-tho-ras´ik) within the thorax; situated internal to the ribs.
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The endothoracic fascia was then removed and the lateral costal arteries and accompanying veins were exposed.
The right lateral costal branch originates from the internal thoracic artery two cm from where the latter begins in the plane of the endothoracic fascia, deep in relation to intercostal VAN close the intercostal lymph node (Fig.
Lateral costal vessels covered by endothoracic fascia.
Usually, in patients with extrapleural pneumonectomy, the surgeon is performing a blind dissection beneath the endothoracic fascia between the pleura and chest wall.
Invasion into the endothoracic fascia is a staging parameter and should be determined only by the surgeon or radiologist because there are no characteristic pathologic features appreciable by gross or microscopic examination.
The endothoracic fascia represents a connective tissue plane that lies between the parietal pleura and the innermost intercostal muscle.
An extrapleural pneumonectomy is usually performed for stage I disease, when the tumor is limited to one hemithorax, invading the pleura and involving the lung, endothoracic fascia, diaphragm, or pericardium.
The endothoracic fascia was divided to expose the pleura and extrapleural fat.
In the intact pleura group, mediastinal pleura was dissected smoothly from the endothoracic fascia and extreme attention had to be taken to prevent pleural injury.
Parietal pleurectomy creates an inflammatory surface that promotes fixation of the lung to the endothoracic fascia.
Nodular endothoracic sarcoidosis (apropos of a case with biopsy diagnosis) [in Spanish].