xiphisternum

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xiphisternum

[¦zif·ə′stər·nəm]
(anatomy)
The elongated posterior portion of the sternum.
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The majority of the skeletal anomalies observed in metolachlor-exposed fetuses consisted of absent xiphoid process (150 mg [kg.
5cm was cut between the xiphoid appendix and the costal arch (paraxiphoid technique; GI) or transversally to the 1st rib (cervical approach; GII;) for the introduction of the 6mm diameter cannula.
The second 10 mm port was placed in the epigastrium, about 5 mm below the xiphoid, with its intra-abdominal entrance site being just to the right of the falciform ligaments.
Physical examination revealed an irregular, non-tender mass (30x35 cm in diameter), involving the left lower abdomen with extension to the xiphoid.
When the xiphoid process cracks loud as an IED the skull-gray cadaver bucks jerking the table, nearly upsetting the tray of stainless instruments.
A right side para midline incision was given about two inches from xiphoid cartilage and about two inches from midline.
Therefore, it is good practice to routinely measure the thickness of subcutaneous fat on the chest midway between the nipples and on the abdomen midway between the xiphoid process and the umbilicus as rough indicators of nutritional status.
Four ports were placed; a 10-mm trocar in the umbilicus, a 12-mm trocar in the left midclavicular line (right hand working port), a 5-mm trocar in the right midclavicular line and a 5-mm trocar under the xiphoid for liver retraction.
MotifMesh was then brought into the field and trimmed to an 8-cm width from the xiphoid to the pubic bone.
The electrocardiographic recordings were performed under a bipolar configuration, where all electrodes were placed in the subcutaneous tissue: the positive on the xiphoid process, the negative on the right shoulder joint and the reference on the left shoulder joint.