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pel·vic ca·nal

the passage from the superior to the inferior aperture of the pelvis.


pertaining to the pelvis.

pelvic abscess
commonest in horses as a result of a rectal tear during a manual examination. The tear is only mucosa deep and the infection is deposited in the pelvic fascia where an abscess develops. This has the potential to erode into the peritoneal cavity. The syndrome begins as a toxemia and fever caused by the local abscess but a common sequel is the abrupt appearance of severe abdominal pain and toxemic shock.
pelvic bone
os coxae, comprising the ilium, ischium and pubis. See also Table 10.
pelvic canal
the canal from the pelvic inlet to the pelvic outlet.
pelvic cavity
the space bounded by the bones of the pelvis.
pelvic girdle
the bony ring formed by the pair of hip bones fused at the symphysis and their firm articulation with the sacrum, and in some species one or two coccygeal vertebrae.
pelvic inlet
the cranial opening of the pelvis.
pelvic intestinal hernia
see pelvic hernia.
pelvic ligaments
include the dorsal sacroiliac, the sacrotuberal and the iliolumbar ligaments.
pelvic limb
the hindlimb.
pelvic nerve
see Table 14.
pelvic organs
includes reproductive organs, urinary bladder, ureter, rectum.
pelvic outlet
the caudal opening of the pelvis, guarded by the pelvic diaphragm.
pelvic plexus
the autonomic plexus that is distributed to the pelvic viscera that consists of the cranial vesical plexus, the middle genital plexus and the caudal hemorrhoidal plexus, located on the ventrolateral surface of the rectum. It innervates the urinary bladder, prostate, ductus deferens and cranial urethra. It is supplied by the hypogastric and pelvic splanchnic nerves.
pelvic splanchnic nerves
pelvic symphysiotomy
surgical separation of the symphysis in immature animals as an aid in dystocia due to maternal pelvic inadequacy.
pelvic urethra
that part of the urethra that passes through the pelvis.
pelvic viscera
includes urinary bladder and pelvic ureters and urethra, rectum, prostate, seminal vesicles, vas deferens and ampullae in males, and vagina cervix and uterus, possibly ovaries, in the female.
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The purpose of this report is to describe the successful treatment of a feline with stenosis of the pelvic canal, megacolon, severe constipation and perineal hernia, emphasizing the combination of the use of the pelvic distraction technique with placement of two metal wires in spiral shapes, perineal hernia repair and subcolectomy.
Radiographic examination revealed an ileum body fracture with bony callus formation on the right side, which caused the narrowing of the pelvic canal, beyond the left ischium body fracture.
Subsequently, a radiographic examination was performed to visualize the pelvic canal expansion, which comprised an increase of 0.
One of the main causes of dystocia, constipation and obstipation in cats is the narrowing of the pelvic canal (WASHABAU & HOLT, 1999).
18 can be observed, demonstrating an increase of approximately 21% in the diameter of the pelvic canal.
The symphysiotomy technique as reported SCHRADER (1992) provides resolution for pelvic canal stenosis, thereby enabling the animal to defecate without further complications when it does not present megacolon.
b) and (c) represent the axial view of the abdomen at the level of L6 and the pelvic canal, respectively.