abdominal wall

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a wall of the abdomen

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Frequently, a secondary probe will pass through all layers of the abdominal wall except the peritoneum.
Note that this trick generally won't work with a disposable trocar that has a safety lock, because once the sharp end has passed through the firm layers of the abdominal wall, the safety feature engages and covers the point.
The EXTRA VIEW Balloon is inserted into a small incision near the navel to separate the tissue layers of the abdominal wall.
Although it is possible to ultrasonically visualize the 3 muscle layers of the abdominal wall, there is variation in these muscle layers that can restrict the use of ultrasound over the triangle of Petit.