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upper limb

[′əp·ər ′lim]
(astronomy)
That half of the outer edge of a celestial body having the greatest altitude.
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Longer-term benefits of the training on upper extremity function and quality of life should also be investigated.
He remained asymptomatic until May 2013 when he started complaining of right upper extremity discomfort and reddish discoloration that started after minimal muscle strain of his right arm while walking his dog.
Figure 3 depicts techniques and approaches to performing upper extremity POCUS on patients who are suspected to have an upper extremity DVT and also depict some of the pertinent anatomy when performing ultrasound on the vasculature of the upper extremity.
Following receipt of institutional review board approval, we searched the Department of Defense Trauma Registry (DoDTR) and the MOTR using ICD-9 codes to identify all US military service members who sustained combat-related, upper extremity amputations from October 7, 2001, to December 18, 2011.
Sahni, "Nosology of juvenile muscular atrophy of distal upper extremity: from monomelic amyotrophy to hirayama disease--Indian perspective," BioMed Research International, vol.
Whelan Jr, "Management of vascular disease of the upper extremity," Surgical Clinics of North America, vol.
Patients often compensate for their paretic upper extremity by using their intact upper extremity in the performance of everyday tasks [2].
The SCiStar study is monitoring two separate ISNCSCI measurements of upper extremity motor function.
In this process the operator's hand and forearm may be strongly compressed by maternal and fetal tissues, cutting off circulation to the upper extremity. The operator's upper extremity may quickly become numb, resulting in a reduction in tactile sensation and strength.
Upper extremity pain and computer use among engineering graduate students.
Bell completed his fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery from the combined program of the University of Virginia and the American Sports Medicine Institute.