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rectus

[′rek·təs]
(anatomy)
Having a straight course, as certain muscles.
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Rectus sheath hematoma though routinely benign, may present with severe complications such as hemorrhagic shock or obstructive anuria in occasional cases.
This randomized controlled study has shown not only that TIGR[R] Matrix may well be a suitable resorbable on-lay mesh for use in repair of the rectus sheath after TRAM flap surgery, but it also supports the belief increasingly articulated by general and plastic surgeons around the world, that the world's first long-term resorbable synthetic mesh has opened up a new approach to treating a range of defects requiring reinforcement of soft tissue where weakness exists," said Tac-Whei Ong, VP Global Sales & Marketing, Novus Scientific .
The authors have used a combination of an ultrasound guided bilateral posterior TAP block with a rectus sheath block (i.
Each opening in the rectus sheath is closed without tension.
We elected to perform the surgery under a bilateral rectus sheath block with judicious sedation in an effort to minimise haemodynamic instability.
The latter two reports describe rectus sheath hematomas due to enoxaparin, one of which even to the extent that required coil embolization of the inferior epigastric artery for controlling the bleeding (2).
McEvedy's (6) approach through the rectus sheath (1950) with a vertical para-rectus skin incision avoids this disadvantage and offers good exposure of the femoral canal and abdominal contents.