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cisternal

 [sis-ter´nal]
pertaining to a cistern, especially the cisterna cerebellomedullaris.
cisternal puncture puncture of the cisterna cerebellomedullaris with a hollow needle inserted just between the occipital bone, to obtain a specimen of cerebrospinal fluid. See also lumbar puncture.
Patient Care. Preparation of the patient for this procedure should include a detailed explanation, because insertion of a needle so close to the brain may cause apprehension. The physician may request that the back of the neck be shaved. The patient is positioned on either side with the head bent forward and held firmly by an attendant. Complications seldom occur, but the patient should be observed for signs of dyspnea or cyanosis during and immediately after the procedure. A cisternal puncture is often done in the outpatient clinic, and the patient is allowed to go home soon after it is completed.
Cisternal puncture.

cis·ter·nal

(sis-ter'năl),
Relating to a cisterna.

cis·ter·nal

(sis-tĕr'năl)
Relating to a cisterna.
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The cisternal segment of CN V is evaluated best with high-resolution three dimensional heavily T2-weighted sequences, such as constructive interference in steady state (CISS), and fast imaging employing steady-state acquisition (FIESTA) (7, 12).
Bruckmaier and Blum [12] conducted B-mode ultrasonography of teat and cisternal parts of the mammary glands of dairy cows, goats and sheep with 5-MHz linear array transducer in a water bath during alpha and beta-adrenergic agonist and oxytocin administration.
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Along the cisternal segment was performed a dissection of the anterior choroidal artery releasing the medial temporal lobe.
Only Norman Dott (1897-1973) [74] in Edinburgh, a pupil of Cushing equipped with a light at the speculum tip, and Gerard Guiot (1912-1998) [75] in Paris, using fluoroscopy for better orientation and cisternal pneumography to visualize intraoperatively the suprasellar tumour contours, continued with the transsphenoidal approach to pituitary tumours.
For intrathecal drug administration, intrathecal catheterization [11] was performed by advancing the PE-5 catheter 8.5 cm caudally to the lumbar enlargement through an incision in the cisternal membrane of rats that were under isoflurane mask anesthesia.
Nas cabras, assim como nos outros ruminantes, o leite secretado pelas celulas alveolares da glandula mamaria e vai sendo gradualmente acumulado na cisterna do ubere, tendo portanto, dois tipos de leite: o leite cisternal e o leite alveolar.
Using original images from Arnold Rich's work, as well as from the South African physician J N Coetzee's thesis on tuberculous meningitis, Dr Pieter Janse van Rensburg illustrated why there is doubt concerning the role of the Rich focus as the cause of basal cisternal tuberculous meningitis, and proposed a more likely pathogenetic mechanism based on radiological-pathological correlations using MR imaging.
Both the motor root of the facial nerve and the nervus intermedius leave the brainstem near the dorsal pons at the pontomedullary junction (the cisternal segment of the facial nerve).
El recorrido periferico del nervio facial se divide en cisternal dentro de la boveda craneal, intrapetroso a partir de su ingreso a la porcion petrosa del hueso temporal por el meato acustico interno hasta su emergencia a traves del foramen estilomastoideo y extrapetroso desde la base del craneo hasta la glandula parotida.