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Synonyms for intercostal

located or occurring between the ribs

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However, often, to access an upper calyx during expiration, it is necessary to move more superiorly, making intercostal nerve injury more likely.
The port incision was extended in this case to harvest the intercostal muscle, which may have been unnecessary.
Permaloc electrodes were implanted with a 16-gauge needle (Synapse Biomedical, Inc) in the diaphragm, abdominal, and upper-thorax intercostal muscles (two bilateral pairs in each muscle group) [20].
Thoracic epidural analgesia using a mixture of local anaesthetic and opioid has been the gold standard for pain relief in many centres, but continuous paravertebral intercostal block using similar drugs has been proposed as a safe and simple alternative (1,2).
More smokers had FDG uptake localized to the intercostal muscles (52% of 69 FDG studies) than nonsmokers (8% of 37 studies).
The signals pass along nerves to the intercostal and diaphragm muscles, making them contract.
A strained intercostal muscle, in his ribs, caused Casey to withdraw from last week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio, having played just six holes of his first round at Firestone Country Club on Thursday.
Naqaash suffered an intercostal muscle injury in the draw against Surrey at Whitgift School six weeks ago.
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Angels will be without closer Troy Percival for the three-game series against the Texas Rangers starting tonight because Percival has a strained intercostal muscle on his right side.
In addition, Toshiba is demonstrating Eccocee with its new tightly curved convex transducer, which is suited for intercostal imaging.
Harmison (above) st ruggled through the Oval Test fiasco despite lingering soreness beneath his ribs on the left side, and it is now too close to the Ashes for him to flirt with intercostal muscle damage.
Percival has MRI: An MRI on closer Troy Percival revealed a strained right intercostal muscle and he will be out at least until Monday, when he'll be re-evaluated.
Hundley apparently injured the intercostal muscle of his rib cage while stopping suddenly.
Results of Wednesday night's MRI won't be available until today, but Hill initially has been diagnosed with a strained intercostal muscle, which is located in the upper rib cage below his right armpit.