deltoid muscle

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Synonyms for deltoid muscle

a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the arm

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It was extended approximately 5 cm distally through the subcutaneous tissue layer to the level of the deltoid muscle (Fig.
This altered anatomy is intended to provide a greater lever arm for the deltoid muscle, allowing the patients to regain active shoulder elevation.
Solitary Cysticercosis of deltoid muscle in a child: Diagnostic dilemma and case report: J.
We found a simultaneous activation pattern in four subjects between the activation of the anterior and posterior parts of the deltoid muscle (Figure 6(b)) and in six subjects between the anterior part of deltoid and pectoral muscles (Figure 6(c)).
6) The needle length recommended for injections into an adult's deltoid muscle is one to two inches (25-50 mm).
The deltopectoral interval should be developed by finger dissection, and a deltoid retractor should be inserted beneath the deltoid muscle.
Restaging with FDGPET/CT showed hypermetabolic TCS dissemination to cervical nodes bilaterally, the right sub-mandibular node, the C6 vertebra, the deltoid muscle, two sites in the right lung, the liver, the right iliac bone, and the right sacral ala (figure 3).
At this point the motor nerve to the long head of the triceps is identified and coapted to the anterior branch of the axillary nerve restoring innervation to the deltoid muscle.
Tosh and colleagues randomized 133 adults aged 50-88 years to receive the trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in either the deltoid muscle or the deltoid fat pad.
The right biceps, triceps, and deltoid muscle motor latencies evaluated by stimulation of Erb's point and right and left long thoracic nerve motor conductions were normal (6).
The reverse shoulder is a prosthetic device that switches the ball and socket and moves the rotation center of the shoulder inward to allow the deltoid muscle to raise the arm.
For the bow to remain exactly where it was during the aiming process, the deltoid muscle of the shoulder has to spring into action just as you release the arrow.
and that the standard of care required that the defendants, prior to administering the injection, had to decide the most appropriate location to administer the injection to the patient and, whether it should be injected into the deltoid muscle or the gluteal muscle, taking into consideration the patient's age, weight, skin "tugor" of the patient and, the type of medication to be administered; then take into consideration the location of the deltoid muscle, to fix its location, and not just "eyeball" its location prior to the injection, considering the patient's arm size, whether skinny, average, or obese, then select the size of the needle prior to the injection.