hernial sac


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sac

 [sak]
a baglike organ or structure; see also bag, pocket, and pouch.
air s's (alveolar s's) the spaces into which the alveolar ducts open distally, and with which the alveoli communicate; see also lung.
amniotic sac the sac formed by the amnion, enclosing the fetus suspended in amniotic fluid; popularly known as the bag of waters.
conjunctival sac the potential space, lined by conjunctiva, between the eyelids and the eyeball.
endolymphatic sac the blind, flattened cerebral end of the endolymphatic duct.
hernial sac the peritoneal pouch that encloses protruding intestine.
lacrimal sac the dilated upper end of the nasolacrimal duct; see also lacrimal apparatus.
yolk sac the extraembryonic membrane connected with the midgut; in vertebrates below true mammals, it contains a yolk mass.
Yolk sac in a developing embryo. From Applegate, 2000.

her·ni·al sac

the protruding envelope of peritoneum in a hernia.

hernial sac

Etymology: L, hernia, rupture; Gk, sakkos, sack
a pouch of peritoneum into which organs or other tissues pass to form a hernia.

her·ni·al sac

(hĕr'nē-ăl sak)
The peritoneal envelope of a hernia.

hernial sac

A bag of PERITONEUM pushed through a hernial orifice and containing the loop of bowel or other body part that has herniated.

sac

a pouch; a baglike organ or structure. See also conjunctival sac.

air sac
1. alveolar sac.
2. one of the large air-filled diverticula of the respiratory system of birds. See also air sacs.
allantoic sac
alveolar s's
the spaces into which the alveolar ducts open distally, and with which the alveoli communicate.
anal sac
endolymphatic sac
the blind, flattened cerebral end of the endolymphatic duct.
heart sac
the pericardium.
hernial sac
the peritoneal pouch that encloses a herniated viscus or mesentery.
lacrimal sac
see lacrimal sac.
paranal sac
pleural sac
the pleura-lined cavity which contains the lung.
ruminal sac
one of the dorsal and ventral sacs of the rumen which are themselves further subdivided to create a caudodorsal sac and a caudoventral sac.
yolk sac
the extraembryonic membrane connected with the midgut; in vertebrates other than true mammals, it contains a yolk mass. See also yolk sac.
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If there is a scrotal abscess within the hernial sac, a perforated appendix is usually indicated.
In the presence of symptoms of GI dysfunction, the radiological and surgical evidence (On inguino-scrotal exploration) of purulent collection in the hernial sac provides a clue to the presence of intra-abdominal source of sepsis.
Is routine histological evaluation of pediatric hernial sacs necessary?
The hernial sac was then delineated and dissected free from the cord structures.
As per many resent studies surgeons concluded that herniotomy in cases of hernia alone and hernia associated with UDT, hernial sac ligation is not required.
Time saving: Several minutes of operating time are saved as we can avoid the holding of the proximal cut end of the hernial sac with multiple small haemostatic forceps and suture ligating it, especially when the sac is very thin and tends to tear very easily.
CONCLUSION: In our study we also found that routine ligation of the hernial sac is not mandatory during orchidopexy.
About 75% of hernias occur in the inguinal region and hernial sac may contain different intraabdominal organs such as omentum and small bowel.
Caudal dexmedetomidine combined with bupivacaine inhibit the response to hernial sac traction in children undergoing inguinal hernia repair; British Journal of Anaesthesia Page 1 of 5.
The external oblique aponeurosis was split and the hernial sac was found lying beneath it (fig.
The latter is preferred only when more information regarding contents of the hernial sac is desired.
The use of intra operative ultrasonography for the localization of the hernial sac in obese patients has also been reported.