umbilical fascia

umbilical fascia

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the thin fascial layer interposed between the transversalis fascia and the umbilicovesical fascia It extends between the medial umbilical ligaments from the umbilicus inferiorly to the urinary bladder, becoming continuous with the visceral fascia of that organ, forming the posterior boundary of the retropubic space.
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Anatomically, the umbilical fascia derives from the transversalis fascia and should provide support to the base of the umbilicus.
At this point, the umbilical fascia was enlarged in order to allow entering the larger trocar into the bag.
The second attempt was then completely successful after having enlarged the umbilical fascia opening.
11) skin is incised just sub- umbilicale about 5 to 6 mm, then subcutaneous tissue bluntly dissected until the umbilical fascia is palpable the abdominal wall inferior to the umbilicus, then it lifted.
Two clicks of the veress needle will be appreciated as it penetrates first the umbilical fascia and then peritoneum.