latissimus dorsi

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a broad flat muscle on either side of the back

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It involves closure of the defect, primarily using muscle flaps from gluteus major and medius muscle, latissimus dorsi muscle and tensor fascia lata.
From six cases of this group, two cases used omentum metastasis to cover the Prolene net, three cases used the latissimus dorsi muscle flap, and one case used the vastus lateralis myocutaneous flap.
First, while we observed bone formation, the model provided no mechanical loading apart from the mechanical simulation from movement of the latissimus dorsi muscle.
As reported in Table 3, similar activity between racket conditions was observed for the pectoralis major and anterior deltoid muscles, while significantly lower activity was found for the latissimus dorsi muscle for racket A when compared with racket C (Table 3).
After the initial use as myocutaneous flap30,31, trend changed towards latissimus dorsi muscle flap with split thickness graft to avoid the excessive thickness of myocutaneous flap for foot defects32.
There was no definite involvement of the latissimus dorsi muscle and no edema seen within it.
Set task is solved by the fact that the skin, the hypodermic-fatty layer, superficial fascia and the latissimus dorsi muscle are dissected along its fibers through the middle of the rib XII to its length (Figure 1).
Extensive use of a flap of latissimus dorsi muscle has been reported as an effective tool for reconstruction in a variety of body locations (Lally et al.
Free split and segmental latissimus dorsi muscle transfer in one stage for facial reanimation.
Emma's surgeon used the latissimus dorsi muscle in her back, under her shoulder blade.
The transfer of the latissimus dorsi muscle is done to improve external rotation and the abduction at the same time.
The majority of these techniques use the latissimus dorsi muscle which can be harvested as either a myocutaneous [13,14] or myosubcutaneous flap [15,16] (Table 1).
Lying under the caudal half of the lower trapezius muscle are, superficial to deep, the fibres of the latissimus dorsi muscle or the aponeurotic fibres of the posterior layer of the thoracolumbar fascia (Figure 4).
Next, the cage containing the raw ingredients of the new jaw was implanted under the skin below the man's right shoulder blade, within the latissimus dorsi muscle.