anterior-posterior

an·ter·o·pos·te·ri·or

, anterior-posterior (AP, A/P) (an'tĕr-ō-pos-tēr'ē-ŏr)
1. Relating to both front and rear.
2. In x-ray imaging, describing the direction of the beam through the patient from anterior to posterior.

an·ter·o·pos·te·ri·or

, anterior-posterior(AP) (an'tĕr-ō-pos-tēr'ē-ŏr, an-tē'rē-ŏr-pos-tē'rē-ŏr)
1. Relating to both front and rear.
2. In x-ray imaging, describing the direction of the beam through the patient (projection) from anterior to posterior.

anterior-posterior

anterioposterior.
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Thus, we started from marking the extreme contact points between the body and the disk, represented by the most protruding vertebral points in the direction of the intervertebral disk, a, b, c, d, as well as the half distances a-b and c-d, respectively, which distances represent the anterior-posterior maximum diameters of adjacent vertebrae.
001 Abbreviations: AP, Anterior-Posterior Displacement Range; CI, Confidence Interval; CS, Closed Stable; CU, Closed Unstable; ICC, Intra-Class Correlation; OS, open stable; OU, Open Unstable; PL, Path Length; WBB, Wii Balance Board.
These included anterior-posterior and lateral views [Figure 1 and 2] as well as a skyline projection [Figure 3].
Different circumferential fusion techniques have been described such as combined anterior-posterior fusion (APF), instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)3.
The second factor is the amount of tensile stress that can be generated in either the vocal ligament or the thyroarytenoid muscle fibers that course in the anterior-posterior direction.
After implantation, the porous graft containment mesh is filled with bone graft to deploy the device in the anterior-posterior direction, which allows for a wide graft footprint, and in the superior-inferior direction to provide conforming apposition with the vertebral endplates.
Secondary to the rapid compression of the eye on the anterior-posterior axis and the expansion that immediately follows, the Wiegert ligament causes the posterior lens capsule to tear.
Catheter tip position was evaluated with an anterior-posterior chest radiograph after insertion of the umbilical venous catheter.
The resident responsible for the patient selected one of the following deformities: (a) anterior-posterior excess of the jaw, (b) vertical excess of the jaw, (c) anterior-posterior excess of the mandible, (d) anterior-posterior deficiency of the jaw, (e) transverse deficiency of the jaw, (f) vertical deficiency of the jaw, (g) anterior-posterior deficiency of the mandible, (h) anterior open bite, or (i) mandibular laterognatism.
Uhorchak and colleagues reported that women with greater anterior-posterior laxity have 2.
Portable anterior-posterior X-ray showed progressive bilateral opacities [Figure 1] and arterial blood gas analysis showed that partial oxygen pressure was 65 mmHg.