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intercostal muscles

[¦in·tər¦käst·əl ¦məs·əlz]
(anatomy)
Voluntary muscles between adjacent ribs.
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Intercostal nerve preservation could be performed by intracostal suture, or intercostal muscle flap techniques in order to decrease pain during thoracotomy.
6) The anterior chest wall is inherently prone to lung herniation because only a single layer of intercostal muscle exists parasternally.
Colour Doppler study of right lumbar region showed a vascular malformation with dilated capillaries in dermis, subcutis and extending up to intercostal muscles (Figure 2).
In patients with chronic lung disease, five weeks of IMT has been found to increase proliferation of both Type 1 and Type 2 intercostal muscle fibres (73).
There was a statistically significant difference in average intercostal muscle uptake between smokers and nonsmokers, said Dr.
The tear in his intercostal muscle, debilitating for a fast bowler, is likely to rule him out for six weeks.
Since intramuscular tension is particularly high within intercostal muscle segments [23], we reasoned that these markers of myogenic activity could be present following ITTO.
Some sutures were removed, and a pedicled intercostal muscle flap was prepared to cover the defect completely.
Morphologic changes in intercostal muscle tissue associated with a viper (Agkistrodon halys blomhoffi) bite.
I got wickets in the seconds which got me back into the firsts, but I had bowled a lot of overs, put a bit too much in and then I got the intercostal muscle injury.
Although fears that the all-rounder had suffered an intercostal muscle tear look to have been allayed, Brown will have a fitness test before this morning's start of the Championship match against Yorkshire.
But he remains enthusiastic rather than downbeat after recovering from an intercostal muscle injury and is determined to be back on the European Tour.

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