sternocostal


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sternocostal

[¦stər·nə′käst·əl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the sternum and the ribs.
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Morgagni's hernia can be defined as the protrusion of any abdominal content into the thoracic cavity through the congenital anterior sternocostal defect.
The present study assessed the respiratory muscles for maximal effort due to the major limitation of spirometry in its poor sensitivity to detect moderate inspiratory muscle weakness14, the strength of the accessory respiratory muscles, and specifically the latissimusdorsi, pectoralis major (sternocostal and clavicular portions), pectoralis minor and abdominals, were manually tested using an aneroid sphygmomanometer (Alpk2 Sphygmomanometer, Japan) for the lattisimus dorsi, pectoralis major (clavicular portion), pectoralis major (sternocostal portion), pectoralis minor muscles, held by the evaluator at the test position and the difference achieved by the patients from a baseline setting of 20 millimetres mercury (mmHg) and the seven stage sit-up test for abdominal muscles.13,15,16
(20) The lateral pectoral nerve (C5-C6) is usually associated with supplying the innervation to the clavicular head and upper segments of the sternocostal head.
Currently it is assumed that PS is characterised by a missing sternocostal bundle of the pectoralis major muscle.4
Nuss who performs operative correction of the deformed sternocostal complex without resection of the costal cartilages and sternotomy.
Findings were significant for increased uptake in the left fourth rib and degenerative changes within the acromia, sternocostal joints and lumbar spine, but negative in the orbit.
Anterior to posterior challenge of the third to six sternocostal joints was performed with the patient in a supine position with the patient's hands placed in between the clinician's hands and the patient's chest.
The most important factor in the prevention of sternal wound complications is a stable sternal approximation; as bony union depends on adequate reduction and immobilization of the sternocostal junctions (9).
Serious but reversible events include sternocostal cartilage separation, rib fracture, and transient ischemic attacks.
The electrodes on the pectoralis major (sternocostal fibers, PMS) were placed 2 cm medial from the axillary fold, parallel to the muscle fibers with a marginal oblique angle.
Omental flap and titanium plates provide structural stability and protection of the mediastinum after extensive sternocostal resection.
In the second case, the right coronary artery was originating from the left aortic sinus from its mid portion and emerged on the sternocostal surface by passing between ascending aorta and pulmonary trunk, reached the atrioventricular sulcus and had a normal course thereafter.