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rectus

[′rek·təs]
(anatomy)
Having a straight course, as certain muscles.
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A propylene mesh of required size (5 - 6 cm) larger than the margin of entire defect was put over the closed hernia defect, exposed rectus muscle and intact lateral flaps of the anterior rectus sheath.
The changing nature of rectus sheath haematoma: case series and literature review.
TM], Bothell, WA, USA) rectus sheath block was performed with a UPA 23 G x 50 mm needle (Temena group, Germany) under a Marsh model target controlled infusion of propofol (2 ng/ml).
A CT scan confirmed the presence of a rectus sheath hematoma with extravasation of contrast, suggesting active bleeding (Figure 1).
3-7) Excluded from our discussion are the report written in French and cases of retroperitoneal hematomas causing urine obstruction that did not describe the rectus sheath as the source of bleed.
1); or b) if the rectus sheath had retracted farther apart, skin was undermined and approximated over the wound (Fig.
The next day she received an ultrasound-guided bilateral posterior TAP block and rectus sheath block (combined blocks) and the morphine infusion was ceased.
Anatomical layers include the skin, fat, rectus sheath, muscle (rectus abdominus), abdominal peritoneum, pelvic peritoneum and uterine muscle.
During Caesarean section, a Pfannenstiel incision is preferred; this involves a transverse incision of 8-12 cm across the fascia of the rectus sheath, external oblique, internal oblique and the transversus abdominis muscles supra-pubically.
They state that the pectoralis quartus originated from the rectus sheath, and joined the inferior medial border of the fibrous band of the axillary arch, at the lateral edge of the pectoralis major muscle.
Acute abdominal pain with evidence of abdominal mass and anemic syndrome in patients using oral anticoagulants, especially with severe cough attacks must alert physicians for diagnosis of rectus sheath hematoma (3, 4).
The anterior rectus sheath is opened around the perforating vascular bundle, allowing the perforators to be traced to the deep inferior epigastric vessels.