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axillary

[′ak·sə‚ler·ē]
(anatomy)
Of, pertaining to, or near the axilla or armpit.
(botany)
Placed or growing in the axis of a branch or leaf.
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Extreme care and attention must be paid to isolate and protect the axillary nerve at the level of the mid-deltoid.
Samardzic M, Rasulic L, Grujicic D, Milicic B: Results of nerve transfer to the musculocutaneous and axillary nerves. Neurosurgery 2000, 46: 93-103.
There is some anatomic variation with respect to the axillary nerve. The bifurcation of the axillary nerve into anterior and posterior branches may occur within the quadrilateral space or within the deltoid muscle.
((d)- (e)) Poor clinical outcome especially in forward elevation due to axillary nerve neurapraxia.
It also provides a soft tissue sleeve to protect the axillary nerve from injury during the operation.
(18.) Nijs S, Sermon A, Broos P, Intramedullary fixation of proximal humerus fractures: do locking bolts endanger the axillary nerve or the ascending branch of the anterior circumflex artery?
Also, it tried to clinically investigate prilocaine, dexamethasone added to prilocaine and levobupivacaine effects of the onset and duration of sensory and motor block in axillary nerve block done through a peripheral nerve stimulator.
In addition, anchoring of supraspinatus tendon is to the humeral head, which is supplied by axillary nerve. This explains why I have found the shoulder block to provide good initial analgesia when used occasionally in these cases.
He checks for integrity of the axillary nerve, making sure sensation is preserved over the middle leaf of the deltoid muscle.