Neurovascular Structures

  • Philip Thorek


Most of the vessels supplying the structures within the pelvis lie in the extraperitoneal fatty tissue which intervenes between the peritoneum and the fascia. The nerves, at first, lie outside of the fascia and are not only retroperitoneal but, like the muscles, are also retrofascial.


Iliac Artery Internal Iliac Artery Psoas Muscle Neurovascular Structure Piriformis Muscle 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Thorek
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  1. 1.Thorek Hospital and Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Cook County Graduate School of MedicineUSA
  3. 3.University of Illinois College of MedicineUSA
  4. 4.American College of Chest PhysiciansUSA

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