parietal pericardium

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the tough outermost layer of the pericardium that is attached to the diaphragm and the sternum

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Lung, pleura and parietal pericardium fragments were processed and cultivated under anaerobic and microaerobic conditions in 5% sheep blood agar, MacConkey agar and chocolate blood agar.
Himmelstein, "Congenital deficiencies in the parietal pericardium: a review with 2 new cases including successful diagnosis by plain roentgenography," American Journal of Roentgenology, Radium Therapy, and Nuclear Medicine, vol.
Blood collects in the oblique sinus, and as the left atrium is fixed to the parietal pericardium by the entry of the pulmonary veins, fluid in this fixed space accumulates pressure [6].
Ultrasonography imaging 1 month later indicated an adhesion of the left ventricular free wall with the visceral and parietal pericardium at the apex.
Vertically elliptical incision from suprasternal space to the xiphisternum inferiorly, swelling was excised in toto with sternal origins of both pectoralis major along with the medial ends of the clavicle and first six costal cartilages and a portion of the anterior parietal pericardium. B/L internal thoracic arteries were ligated.