Items tagged “space”
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The abdominal cavity is divided into two major compartments, the peritoneum and retroperitoneum, early in fetal development. The parietal peritoneum is reflected over the peritoneal organs to form a series of supporting peritoneal ligaments, mesenteries and omenta. The peritoneal reflections ca...
Anterior pararenal space
The anterior pararenal space is the portion of the retroperitoneum that lies between the posterior surface of the parietal peritoneum and the anterior reflection of the perirenal fascia. Gross anatomy It contains the duodenum (D2 & D4), pancreas and retroperitoneal segments of the ascending an...
Posterior right subhepatic space
The posterior right subhepatic space (also known as the hepatorenal fossa or Morison pouch) separates the liver from the right kidney. It is a potential space that is not filled with any fluid in normal conditions. Gross anatomy The posterior right subhepatic space is a subcompartment of the s...
Prussak space - diagram
Diagnosis not applicable
Published 08 Mar 2016
Published 19 Jul 2017
Spaceflight-induced cerebral changes
Spaceflight-induced cerebral changes, or microgravity-induced cerebral changes, refer to the effects of prolonged microgravity exposure, through spaceflight, on the brain and surrounding structures. Epidemiology As the name suggests, spaceflight-induced cerebral changes are limited to patients...