axillary line

an·te·ri·or ax·il·lar·y line

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

axillary line

A tissue landmark which extends causally from the axilla, under which lies mammary tissue.

axillary line

Physical exam A tissue landmark which extends southward from the axilla, under which lies mammary tissue. See Breast.
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Subsequently, two 8-mm robotic operating ports were positioned, both at the anterior axillary line, in the 3rd and 6th intercostal spaces.
horizontal bra strap area), with a height usually <7 cm and a length from the posterior axillary line to the vertebral line.
In this setting, the serratus-intercostal interfascial block or of the cutaneous branches of the intercostal nerves at the middle axillary line (modified BRILMA) was described in 2015, as an analgesic technique in patients undergoing open cholecystectomy.
Shema plasiranja sonde Right hemithorax/Desni hemitoraks Mid- Anterior Midclavicular Para-sternal Inter-costal axillary axillary line line line/Par- space line Prednja Srednja asternalna Medurebarni Srednja pauzusna kljucnjacna linija prostor pazusna linija linija linija II III IV V Left hemithorax/Levi hemitoraks Mid- Para-sternal Midclavicular Anterior Midaxillary axillary line/Paraster- line/Srednja axillary line line nalna linija kljucnjacna line Srednja Srednja linija Prednja pazusna pazusna pazusna linija linija linija / / / /
First port was opened as a camera port in the 7th intercostal space (ICS) on the anterior axillary line, and other ports were placed with the help of zero degrees camera.
VATS of the right chest was performed through ports at the seventh intercostal space at mid-axillary line and sixth space at posterior axillary line. Adhesions of the right upper lobe to the mediastinal pleura at the level of the azygocaval junction were bluntly mobilized and the abscess cavity was identified.
The first port was placed in the mid to the anterior axillary line in the fifth interspace to determine the position of the major fissure and evaluate the lung parenchyma.
In the inner lateral thoracic wall the bilaterally trajectory of a vascular package at the level of the medial axillary line was observed, parallel to the internal thoracic artery and originating from these vessel.
The lateral region is between the anterior and posterior axillary lines, the anterior territory is anterior to the anterior axillary line and the posterior territory is posterior to the posterior axillary line.
Elevation of the flap was started as incisions surrounding the cutaneous islands extending distally, whereas a proximal incision was from the posterior axillary line to the anterior axillary line.
Physical examination revealed the presence of a palpable, spherical, painful, nut-sized subcutaneous lesion in the left lateral chest wall, respectively, with the anterior axillary line, at the height of the 6th to 7th intercostal space.
Physical examination showed a tender, 1 cm raised, superficial nodule located at the 9 o'clock axis of the right breast, along the anterior axillary line. There was no evidence of masses elsewhere in the breast, nipple retraction, nipple discharge, skin dimpling, or architectural distortion.