perirenal fat

perirenal fat

an accumulation of extraperitoneal fat that completely surrounds the kidney. Enclosing this fat is a membranous condensation of extraperitoneal fascia, the renal fascia. Also called perinephric fat. See also pararenal fat.
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In addition, pediatric kidneys are more vulnerable to injury due to their bones being less rigid, more pliable thoracic rib cage, less perirenal fat, and weaker abdominal musculature.
The weight of the heart, liver, kidney fat, perirenal fat, small and large intestine, and gastrointestinal tract decreased as a function of the inclusion of palm kernel cake in the diet (p<0.
KFI = (kidney weight plus perirenal fat weight) per kidney weight.
Effect of genetic rabbit lines on lipid content, lipolytic activities and fatty acid composition of hind leg meat and perirenal fat.
White adipose tissue (WAT) index was calculated following the formula: WAT index (%) = [(epididymal fat (g) + perirenal fat (g))/(body weight (g)) * 100] [25].
This classically is known as the "hairy kidney" appearance which is seen on iodinated CT contrast as the infiltrative process extends into the perirenal fat giving an appearance of an irregular renal border [15].
Endoscopically the procedure involves transmural incision of the ureteric wall till the perirenal fat and surrounding tissue is visualized and by principal devised by Davis a stent is left in situ for a long duration post-operatively.
Positional relations of colon and kidney determined by perirenal fat.
In slaughter trial feeding to extruded flaxseed and pasture had a positive effect on the meat lipid component leading to lower perirenal fat accumulation and to higher conjugated linoleic acids (CLA) arachidonic acid polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) and n-3 fatty acids contents.
Radical nephrectomy is the standard treatment of renal cell carcinoma with removal of Gerota's fascia and its contents including kidney, perirenal fat, and ipsilateral adrenal gland with or without ipsilateral lymph node.
Multiple solid nodular lesions are located in the perirenal fat (red arrows).