transversus abdominis muscle

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Synonyms for transversus abdominis muscle

a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavity

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Laparoscopic-guided transversus abdominis planeblock forcolorectal surgery.Dis ColonRectum 201356(3)589-91.
The superficial pouch has structures common to both males and females, including the ischiocavernosus, bulbospongiosus, superficial transversus perinei muscles, the pudendal vessels, and pudendal nerves.
Lectotipo, Itatiaia, Estado do Rio de Janeiro, 1100m, X.1932, Zikan col./Cotipo/ Vetirius transversus var.
These muscles support the pelvis in all directions: the pelvic floor at the bottom, the multifidi in the back, the obliques on the sides, the rectus abdominus in the front, and the transversus all around.
Exercising and strengthening your transversus abdominis helps shrink the tummy.
These are made up of several muscle groups: The "abs" at the front of your abdomen; the internal and external obliques in the front and sides of the abdomen; the transversus muscles that run horizontally across your lower abdomen, the erector spinae (the large muscles on either side of your spinal core), the scapulae (the muscles that surround your shoulder blades), the gluteus muscles in your hips and buttocks, and the iliopsoas and quadratus lumborum muscles in your pelvis.
The transversus abdominis (TrA) muscles function as a key component of low back pain treatment and prevention (8,11) and those without a history of low back pain activate the TrA before movement of the trunk or extremities, while those with low back pain activate the TrA after the movement is initiated (11).
Abdominal bracing has been shown to induce higher activation in deep abdominal muscles such as transversus abdominis and internal oblique muscles, which are considered to be the key abdominal muscles that contribute to the stability of the spine (Vera-Garcia et al., 2010), even compared to dynamic exercises involving trunk flexion/extension movements (Maeo et al., 2013b).
Transversus abdominis: A wide band of muscle tissue the abdomen.
"Rather than straining stomach muscles, I work on the natural girdle, called the transversus abdominis," said Alastair.
[2] The assessment of thickness of the abdominal muscles including transversus abdominis (TA), obliquus abdominis internus (OI) and oblique abdominis externus (OE) is known to be a valid measure of size of the abdominal muscles, as well as a sensitive measure of change.
Transversus abdominis plane block is an effective postoperative analgesic technique after abdominal surgery, but no study has compared continuous transversus abdominis plane block with continuous epidural analgesia.
This edition has new chapters on fascia iliaca, anterior sciatic nerve, transversus abdominis plane, and stellate ganglion blocking techniques, and rewritten chapters on infraclavicular, neuraxial, and cervical plexis blocks.
Ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block for neonatal abdominal surgery.