rectus abdominis


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rectus abdominis

[′rek·təs ab′däm·ə·nəs]
(anatomy)
The long flat muscle of the anterior abdominal wall which, as vertical fibers, arises from the pubic crest and symphysis, and is inserted into the cartilages of the fifth, sixth, and seventh ribs.
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Surgery consisted of a broad reattachment of the inferolateral edge of the rectus abdominis with fascial investments to the pubis.
The examiners adjusted the orientation of the transducer and positioned this on the participant's abdomen until the medial borders of both rectus abdominis muscles were clearly visualised (Mota et al 2012) (Figure 4, Figure 5).
An often-cited 2001 study done at the Biomechanics Lab at San Diego State University compared 13 abdominal exercises, ranging from very basic to more complicated activities, with each of the exercises ranked for muscle stimulation in the rectus abdominis, external obliques, and internal obliques.
The rectus abdominis muscle has been shown to become thinner, wider, and to have increased inter-recti distance which does not spontaneously resolve (Coldron et al 2008).
The second most common form of breast reconstruction involves pedicled transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous (TRAM) flaps.
Outline the rectus abdominis, which links the ribcage to the pelvis.
This movement targets the rectus abdominis muscles of the abdominal wall.
Of these, 27 had a transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) flap procedure that utilizes tissue from the patient's abdomen to reconstruct the breast.
The TRAM (transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous) flap technique may be used to reconstruct one or both breasts at the same time.
In direct medial inguinal hernia, the hernial sac protrudes through the abdominal wall in the area of Hesselbach's triangle, a region bounded by the rectus abdominis muscle, inguinal ligament, and inferior epigastric vessels.
The rectus abdominis is the muscle that runs down the midtorso, from the middle of the rib cage to the pubic region.
Ten muscles namely; Semimembranosus, Semitendinosus, Gluteobiceps, Vastus lateralis, Rectus abdominis, Longismuss dorsi (LD), Psoas major, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, and Triceps branchii were excised from the left half of carcasses 6 h post-mortem (PM).