Tips and tricks: follow the white line
Epublication WebSurg.com, Feb 2014;14(02). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en4152
The white line is a landmark resulting from the convergence of two different layers. It can be discovered in many different cases during gynecologic surgery. The white line can be used as a landmark to free the physiological attachment of the sigmoid colon, to find a bloodless plane of dissection, and to perform adhesiolysis and endometriotic nodule shaving.