psoas


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psoas

[′sō·əs]
(anatomy)
Either of two muscles: psoas major which arises from the bodies and transverse processes of the lumbar vertebrae and is inserted into the lesser trochanter of the femur, and psoas minor which arises from the bodies and transverse processes of the lumbar vertebrae and is inserted on the pubis.
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Use your exhale to engage your pelvic floor and deep abdominals on your way to finding your psoas.
Expression level of isoforms of the myosin heavy chain gene and the key genes in the regulation pathways of muscle fibers in the psoas major muscle
A fistula could be differentiated in the CT scans with either positive or negative oral contrast media, which were acquired after the giant psoas abscess developed.
6% of whom were on the medication when they joined PSOAS.
Massive psoas haematoma causing lumbar plexus palsy: A case report.
Continuous psoas compartment block for postoperative analgesia after total hip arthroplasty: new landmarks, technical guidelines, and clinical evaluation.
1993) MR relaxation times and fiber type predominance of the psoas an multifidus muscle.
Generally, iatrogenic lower ureteral injuries are caused by the aberrant sutures responsible for the strictures or obstructions and subsequently repaired utilizing end-to-end ureteral anastomosis or a Boari flap with ureteral reimplantation or some combinations, as well as a psoas hitch [8, 9].
This array has also been applied to urine and to other biological samples (blood, vitreous humour, liver, psoas major muscle) for post-mortem examination.
Los siguientes musculos individuales fueron retirados de los cortes comerciales: Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Triceps brachii, Longissimus thoracis, Longissimus lumborum, Psoas major, Gluteus medius, Semitendinosus, Biceps femoris, Quadriceps femoris, Semimembranosus, Aducctor.
11) Recent anatomic studies and reviews of revision arthroscopy have shed light on the role of the psoas as a source of impingement and possible cause of labrum pathology in the pre-arthritic hip.