preperitoneal

pre·per·i·to·ne·al

(prē'per-i-tō-nē'ăl),
Denoting a fatty layer between the peritoneum and the transversalis fascia in the lower anterior abdominal wall.

preperitoneal

(prē″pĕr-ĭ-tō-nē′ăl) [″ + Gr. peritonaion, peritoneum]
Located in front of the peritoneum.
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In the modified tensionless technique, cone-shaped preformed plug (Bard PerFix Plug), used as an underlay patch, is placed in the preperitoneal plane, which is assisted by intra-abdominal pressure.
There were 7 (5.9%) patients with wound infections necessitating opening of the port stitches and drainage of superficial infection, bleeding was seen in 5(4.2%) requiring conversion to open, three patients (2.5%) developed intra abdominal abscess following anterior resection, abdominoperineal resection (APR) and transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) inguinal hernia requiring percutaneous drainage under ultrasound guidance.
They include onlay repair in which mesh is placed in the subcutaneous plane above the anterior rectus sheath or external oblique; inlay repair in which mesh is sutured to the hernial neck; sublay repair in which mesh is placed in the retromuscular layer above the posterior rectus sheath, preperitoneal repair in which mesh is placed between the peritoneum and posterior rectus sheath and intraperitoneal repair in which mesh is placed from inside the peritoneal cavity and fixed to anterior abdominal wall7.
Thickness of preperitoneal fat as a predictor of malignancy in overweight and obese women with endometrial polyps.
Ultrasonography revealed preperitoneal fat protruding through a defect of the transversalis fascia (Figure 1a).
Rene, "Preperitoneal inguinal pioneers," American Journal of Surgery, vol.
Seroma is a postoperative complication following laparoscopic transabdominal preperitoneal repair (TAPP) for inguinal/ femoral hernioplasty.
A 52-year-old male patient was due to undergo LC and right laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (Transabdominal preperitoneal repair technique).
This paper describes our extremely rare experience using laparoscopic repair for the recurrence of a bilateral inguinal bladder hernia following bilateral transabdominal preperitoneal repair.
The laparoscopic procedures were either performed with the transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) procedure with titanium staples for mesh fixation [14] or the totally extraperitoneal (TEP) procedure without fixation of the mesh except for bilateral hernias where the mesh was fixated with absorbable PDS tackers [15].