latissimus dorsi


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Synonyms for latissimus dorsi

a broad flat muscle on either side of the back

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Reverse shoulder arthroplasty combined with a modified latissimus dorsi and teres major tendon transfer for shoulder pseudoparalysis associated with dropping arm.
Deep pectoral and latissimus dorsi muscles, which were present only in the 6th to 9th thoracic vertebrae, were found to have moderate to high heritability estimates of 0.
PDMS was then used to suture the chamber to the latissimus dorsi muscle.
Six months after the primary injury he was scheduled for a free flap graft of the latissimus dorsi muscle to his right forearm.
He gave a history of using an EMS machine whilst lying in bed with electrode pads positioned over the posterior, superior aspect of the shoulder and over Latissimus dorsi, both pads on the right side.
Muscle Rhomboids, middle trapezius (scapular retraction), Groups latissimus dorsi (shoulder extension), serratus anterior (scapular protraction), lower trapezius (scapular depression), biceps (elbow flexion), triceps (elbow extension), forearm muscles (wrist flexion, extension), hand muscles (ball squeeze).
Multiple muscles are available for microneurovascular transplantation, including the gracilis, latissimus dorsi, pectoralis, rectus abdominis, rectus femoris, abductor hallicus, extensor carpi radialis brevis, and serratus anterior muscles.
igne EMG incelemesinde bilateral biceps, triceps, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, romboideus major, serratus anterior, latissimus dorsi, ADM, APB, ekstansor digitorum comminus ve servikal paraspinal kas incelemelerinde spontan aktivite izlenmedi, interferans paterninde motor unit potansiyeli (MUP) sure ve amplitudu normal sinirlarda saptandi.
Key trigger point Associated satellite trigger point sternocleidomastoid temporalis, masseter upper trapezius temporalis, masseter scalene deltoid, extensor carpi radialis, extensor digitorum communis splenius capitis temporalis supraspinatus deltoid, extensor carpi radialis infraspinatus biceps brachii pectoralis minor flexor carpi radialis, flexor carpi ulnaris latissimus dorsi triceps brachii, flexor carpi ulnaris serratus posterior superior triceps brachii, extensor digitorum communis, extensor carpi ulnaris quadratus lumborum gluteus maximus, piriformis piriformis hamstrings hamstrings gastrocnemius, soleus
Here you are working the long, strappy latissimus dorsi (the painted blue one above the ribs in the picture) that assists back and shoulder flexion and the longissimus muscles that work to extend the back.
Nine surgical chapters detail procedures including reduction mammoplasty, lateral thoracic flaps, nipple sparing mastectomy and reconstruction, repair of the partial mastectomy defect with the latissimus dorsi flap, and staged-immediate free tissue transfer.
Autologous tissue can be from a pedicled flap such as the latissimus dorsi, or free flaps such as the deep inferior epigastric (DIEP).
A combination of intramuscular and surface electrodes was used to record activity from supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, middle trapezius, lower trapezius, serratus anterior and latissimus dorsi.
This approach involves tunneling the latissimus dorsi muscle and thoracodorsal vascular pedicle through the axilla to cover the mastectomy defect (6).
Only 5-8-mm lateral margins were obtained during resection, and one muscle plane depth was achieved along the dorsal body wall by transecting the latissimus dorsi muscle.