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A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.
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See pit.
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Purse string taken around the deep inguinal ring by taking small bites of peritoneum.
On ultrasonography, nonpalpable testes were localized at various sites as intraabdominally (3 cm proximal to deep inguinal ring), near deep inguinal ring, in inguinal canal, and in superficial inguinal pouch and could not be localized in 11 (33.33%), 9 (27.2%), 3 (9%), 3 (9%), and 7 (21.2%) cases, respectively.
The inguinal canal extends between the deep inguinal ring (defect in the transversalis fascia) and superficial inguinal ring (triangular defect in the medial portion of the external oblique aponeurosis).
Of note is the fact that the deep inguinal ring is midway between the ASIS and the pubic tubercle.
Prior to the era of modern surgery many hernias were treated with a truss--a device that held a pad firmly against the deep inguinal ring and prevented the hernia coming out.
Indirect form of inguinal hernia is characterized by the presence of a protruding peritoneal sac through the deep inguinal ring. However, Spigelian hernia (SH) is an uncommon type of hernia with an incidence of 0.1-2% of all abdominal wall hernias (1).
Proximal sac was circumferentially dissected again at the region of the deep inguinal ring retaining some of the attachment of the sac with cord structures in the middle part for vascularity (Fig.

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