transabdominal


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transabdominal

 [trans″ab-dom´ĭ-nal]
across the abdominal wall or through the abdominal cavity.

transabdominal

/trans·ab·dom·i·nal/ (trans″ab-dom´ĭ-nal) across the abdominal wall or through the abdominal cavity.

transabdominal

[-abdom′inəl]
Etymology: L, trans, across, abdomen, belly
pertaining to a procedure through the abdominal wall.

transabdominal

across the abdominal wall or through the abdominal cavity.

transabdominal needle biopsy
insertion of a biopsy needle, such as Menghini or Tru-Cut, through the abdominal wall, for the purpose of obtaining a tissue sample from an organ, most commonly liver or kidney.
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Overall, this tool has several advantages over the transabdominal approach.
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with IHC al, (50) 2012 Abbreviations: ALK, anaplastic lymphoma kinase; avg, average; CYS, cystectomy; FISH, fluorescence in situ hybridization; IHC, immunohisto-chemistry; IMT, inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors; IP, inflammatory pseudotumor; NA, not available; NED, no evidence of disease; OE, open excision; PC, partial cystectomy; PE, pelvic exenteration; PFT, pseudosarcomatous fibromyxoid tumor; PL, pseudosarcomatous lesion; PMP, pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferations; PMT, pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic tumor; PSCN, pseudomalignant spindle cell nodule; pts, patients; SEA, suprapubic extraperitoneal approach; TAR, transabdominal resection; TCC, transitional-cell carcinoma; TUR, trans-urethral resection; UB, urinary bladder.
Gleicher and his colleagues reported the early use of vaginal route oocytes retrieval via culdocentesis by the aid of transabdominal ultrasonography (21).
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To prevent that happening, Jane was referred to the hospital's Miscarriage Clinic where she was given a Transabdominal Cerclage operation (TACT ) by consultant obstetrician Feroza Dawood.
The team found that rich and poor alike most commonly had the transabdominal slit performed, although for the elites evisceration was sometimes performed through a slit through the anus.
The behaviors trained include nonhuman primates accepting venipuncture, (6,7) unanesthetized snow leopards (Uncia uncia) tolerating a transabdominal ultrasound, (8) marmosets (Callithrix jackchus) providing urine samples, (9) the voluntary movement of giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) in their enclosure, (10) and many others.