medial umbilical ligament


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cord of umbilical artery

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the obliterated umbilical artery that persists as a fibrous cord passing upward alongside the bladder to the umbilicus.
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It goes longitudinally to the abdominal wall and becomes the medial umbilical ligament. When traction is applied to the umbilical artery during laparoscopic procedures, it will indicate the origin of the uterine artery.
Lateral to the median umbilical ligament, after detecting the lateral border of bladder, the medial umbilical ligament (obliterated umbilical artery) can be identified and it divides the paravesical space into two parts (medial and lateral).
The supravesical fossa is the area of abdominal wall between remnant of urachus (Median umbilical ligament) and remnant of left or right umbilical artery (medial umbilical ligament).
Access to the vesical pedicles and bladder was achieved through 2 windows on both sides; the first between the medial umbilical ligament, round ligament and the pelvic side wall, and the second through the broad ligament inferior to the round ligament.