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diastasis

[dī′as·tə·səs]
(medicine)
Any simple separation of parts normally joined together, as the separation of an epiphysis from the body of a bone without true fracture, or the dislocation of an amphiarthrosis.
(physiology)
The final phase of diastole, the phase of slow ventricular filling.
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We report a case of severe straddle injury resulting in symphysis diastasis, urethral injury, and significant retroperitoneal hematoma resulting in cardiovascular instability secondary to mechanical bull riding.
In the study Cornell conducted on The Dia Method, subjects achieved full resolution of diastasis recti in less than 12 weeks.
Case report: A severe case of pubic symphysis diastasis in pregnancy.
This might be due to dislocation of fragments and increased width of the diastasis between fragments in relation with delay of treatment.
Diastasis cracks: Mechanically generated synaeresis-like cracks in Upper Cambrian shallow water oolite and ribbon carbonates.
In people with diastasis recti, or DR, the abdominal wall may bulge between two halves of the rectus abdominis muscle (see picture above right).
The clinical approach to SPD uses conservative methods, although surgical reduction is recommended when the diastasis is greater than 4 cm or patients are required to bear loads quickly after delivery [7-8].
HOUSTON, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A series of online exercises and on demand curriculum is now available for women battling a not so well-known condition called diastasis recti.
Known as Diastasis Recti, abdominal separation occurs when the two parallel bands of muscles on each side of the abdomen separate.
Through detailed photographs, illustrations, and down-to-earth advice that is both medically substantiated as well as easy to understand, you will learn how to: Treat the most uncomfortable symptoms during pregnancy, such as back and shoulder pain, bladder issues, night cramps, sciatica, swelling, and varicose veins; Maintain a healthy pregnancy, even while on bed rest; Correctly strengthen the pelvic floor and core to prevent diastasis recti; Nurse, lift, and care for a baby (or babies) using proper body mechanics to avoid strain and injury.
Diastasis recti abdominis (DRA) has been defined as a condition characterised by an abnormal midline separation of the rectus abdominis (RA) from the linea alba (Barbosa et al 2013, Mota et al 2013).