posteroanterior


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Related to posteroanterior: anteroposterior, posteroanterior projection

dorsoventral

 [dor″so-ven´tral]
1. pertaining to the dorsal and ventral surfaces of a body.
2. directed from the back to the front; posteroanterior.

pos·ter·o·an·ter·i·or (PA),

(pos'tĕr-ō-an-tēr'ē-ŏr),
A term denoting the direction of view or progression, from posterior to anterior, through a part.

posteroanterior

/pos·tero·an·te·ri·or/ (pos″ter-o-an-tēr´e-er) directed from the back toward the front.

posteroanterior (P-A, p-a)

[pos′tərō·antir′ē·ər]
Etymology: L, posterus, coming after, anterior, before
the direction from back to front.

pos·ter·o·an·ter·i·or

(PA) (pos'tĕr-ō-an-tēr'ē-ŏr)
A term denoting the direction of view or progression, from posterior to anterior, through a part.

pos·ter·o·an·ter·i·or

(PA) (pos'tĕr-ō-an-tēr'ē-ŏr)
A term denoting direction of view or progression, from posterior to anterior, through a part.

posteroanterior, (pos´tərōantē´rēər),

adj describes any back-to-front direction or motion.

posteroanterior

directed from the back toward the front.
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The prevalence of pleural abnormalities, parenchymal opacities, and other evidence of asbestosis was determined with a single posteroanterior (PA) radiograph following the recommendations of the International Labour Organization (ILO 2002).
It has also been suggested that for increased comfort during a unilateral posteroanterior (P/A) pressure the paravertebral musculature should be pushed laterally so that the bulk of this muscle is not squashed against the underlying articular pillar (Edmondston & Elvey 1997).
Radiographic evaluation of the DRUJ should include a neutral posteroanterior (PA) view and true lateral view of the wrist.
Initial posteroanterior and lateral radiographs of the chest revealed partial collapse of the right middle lobe.
Bismuth-impregnated latex shields are another option for reducing radiation dose; specifically, these shields can reduce radiation dose to the breast when the shields are located between the x-ray beam and the breast (ie, in anteroposterior projections of CT, but not in posteroanterior projections).
Posteroanterior (PA) chest radiography showed a bilateral non-homogenous density increase in the basals.
Ayrica preoperatif donemde tum hastalarda posteroanterior akciger grafisi, urekreatinin degerleri, karaciger fonksiyon testleri ve hemogram tetkikleri, tum batin USG yapilarak kayit altina alindi.
Anteroposterior glides at the end of available range of abduction were the most commonly-used technique for the glenohumeral joint, and anteroposterior and posteroanterior glides were equally commonly applied at the acromioclavicular joint.
Posteroanterior chest radiography, color Doppler echocardiography (Ge-Vivid 7 Pro, General Electric, Florida, USA) and treadmill test (Quinton 4500 treadmill, Seattle, USA-Bruce protocol) were also performed.