Peritoneum has been extensively discussed in this sqadia.com medical V learning lecture. From conversing about the functions and histology to shedding light on the various parts of peritoneum, parietal and visceral peritoneum, every detail has been highlighted. Moreover, omentum, folds and processes along with the peritoneal ligaments and pouches have been explicated. Furthermore, peritoneal compartments and functions have been presented.
Functions and Histology
First and foremost, the definition and the peritoneum in both males and females have been explained. Following this, function and histology has been reported. In the end, classification of the parietal mesothelioma into epithelial, sarcomatoid and mixed or biphasic has been elaborated.
In the beginning, parts of peritoneum have been thoroughly highlighted. Each has been discussed under distinct headings. Parietal and visceral peritoneum has primarily been highlighted. Following this, peritoneal cavity alongside the drainage of peritoneal cavity has been brought under consideration.
Structures Formed by Peritoneum
Primarily, omentum including both greater and lesser omentum has been interpreted. Subsequently, omental foramen, fold and recesses of posterior abdominal wall has been deliberated. Additionally, mesentery, mesoappendix, transverse and sigmoid mesocolon has been presented.
Ligaments, Folds and Pouches
This section focuses on the ligaments, folds and pouches. Firstly, peritoneal ligaments and ligaments of liver and spleen have been conversed about. Moreover, ligaments of stomach in conjunction with the folds and fossa of anterior abdominal wall have been expounded. Then this section has been concluded by mentioning about the pouches.
At the onset of this section, supracolic and infracolic compartments have been shed light on. Furthermore, functions of peritoneum in the movement and protection of viscera along with absorption has been reported.