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upper limb

[′əp·ər ′lim]
(astronomy)
That half of the outer edge of a celestial body having the greatest altitude.
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During the period of 1970s--1980s pedicled flaps from abdomen and groin were the workhorses in upper limb reconstruction with huge series of publications sailing from across the world.
Capricor has reported positive six-month results from the ongoing randomized Phase I/II HOPE-Duchenne clinical trial of CAP-1002) in 25 boys and young men with DMD, in which patients treated with CAP-1002 demonstrated statistically-significant improvement compared to usual care control in certain measures of upper limb function as assessed by the PUL, as well as in certain cardiac functional measures.
The results of the selected studies showed a significant improvement in the upper limb motor functions in nine studies, whereas one study did not show any change after the TBS intervention.
The probable predisposing factors for upper limb birth injury and their relation to injury were analysed.
In the case presented here, the repetitive impact was rhythmic Capoeira dance moves that incorporate leaning with the weight of the body on the upper limb with the wrist in extension.
The current protocol for the upper limb device is challenging as both a physical and cognitive exercise.
On examination, the pulse of lower limbs was feeble as compared to upper limb pulse.
2008) have shown that the backstroke start movement initiated with upper limb muscles, and the lower limb muscles contributed maximally during the take-off and underwater phase.
In April 2015, the US FDA approved an expansion of the BOTOX (onabotulinumtoxinA) label for the treatment of adults with upper limb spasticity, added the company.
Actavis PLC announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved an expansion of the Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) label for the treatment of adults with upper limb spasticity.