anterior axillary line


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an·te·ri·or ax·il·lar·y line

[TA]
a vertical line extending inferiorly from the anterior axillary fold.

anterior axillary line (AAL)

an imaginary vertical line on the body wall continuing the line of the anterior axillary fold with the upper arm.

an·te·ri·or ax·il·lar·y line

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr ak'sil-ar-ē līn) [TA]
A vertical line extending inferiorly from the anterior axillary fold.
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According to the normal breast anatomy, [sup][3] most plastic surgeons choose the anterior axillary line (AAL) as the most lateral margin of the newbreast.
V5: at the horizontal level of V4, anterior axillary line (or midway between V4 and V6 if the anterior axillary line is not well defined)
We use 10 mm port to the right of midline below the costal margin and two 5 mm port in the anterior axillary line at the line at the level of umbilicus.
sup][3] For patients in LHD group, LHD ointment, 50 g/application, was immediately applied from the xiphoid to the pubic symphysis, between the anterior axillary lines, covering the projection on the body surface of pancreas.

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