Medial wall


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Medial wall

The middle bone, or wall of the eye's orbit. It is generally thicker than the roof and floor walls.
Mentioned in: X Rays of the Orbit
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The proximal-medial sensor was placed at the proximal termination of the medial wall of the socket to remain within the rigid frame and then extended distal 20 cm.
Figure 1 shows how the medial walls of the two orbits are approximately parallel to each other, the sagittal plane of the skull and the line of sight, whereas the lateral walls are at almost 90[degrees].
The dissection performed on five cadaveric samples returned the average fracture force for three selected areas; Bulla Ethmoidalis, Middle Turbinate and Medial Wall of Maxillary sinus, which presented values of 9.
Sonography and computed tomography scan reveal a discrete, fluid-filled structure abutting the medial wall of the descending duodenum (6).
The prostacyclin analogue resulted in reduced right ventricular systolic pressure, regression of right ventricular hypertrophy, attenuation of matrix metalloproteinase-2 and -9 expression, and decreases in the degree of muscularization and the medial wall thickness of the small pulmonary arteries in this German study.
The oblique medial wall is formed by the sloping inferior surface of the levator ani as it descends to surround the anal canal (Figure 3).
The integrity of the ventral and dorsal edges of the mandible of Thermonectus is retained and closure of the mandibular channel results from what appears to be a sclerotized medial wall between the dorsal and ventral edges.
Howard Hodis of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, showing that driving down elevated homocysteine levels decreased ultrasound-measured carotid artery intimal medial wall thickness, a surrogate end point.
Erosion of the medial wall of the maxillary sinus and deviation of the nasal septum.
The Hydrodebrider's innovative design enables surgeons to remove bacteria from anatomical locations that traditionally have been difficult to reach, such as the medial wall and floor of the maxillary sinuses.
Middle ear ossicles was removed and then medial wall was inspected carefully with 0 degree and 45 degrees endoscope.