iliac spine


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an·te·ri·or in·fe·ri·or il·i·ac spine

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spine on the anterior border of the ilium between the anterior superior iliac spine and the acetabulum; site of origin for the direct head of the rectus femoris muscle.

iliac spine

One of four spines of the ilium, namely, the anterior and posterior inferior spines and the anterior and posterior superior spines.
See also: spine
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It ascends obliquely and pierces the transversalis fascia within the vicinity of the anterior superior iliac spine. Then it continues between the rectus abdominis and posterior rectus sheath.
The injection site is the area below the iliac False/Netacno 5 5.2 crest and above an imaginary diagonal line connecting the posterior superior iliac spine and the greater trochanter of the femur./Mesto davanja injekcije je povrsina ispod karlicnog grebena (spina iliaca) i iznad zamisljene dijagonalne linije koja povezuje zadnju gornju ilijacnu bodlju (spina iliaca posterior superior) i veliki trohanter femura.
Schantz pins attached to T-handle chucks placed in both posterior superior iliac spines are used as reduction tools.
The APP is defined as the plane created by the bilateral anterior superior iliac spines and the pubic symphysis (Fig.
Which spinal levels are identified by palpation of the iliac crests and the posterior superior iliac spines? J Anat.
Caption: FIGURE 3: Coronal CT showing caecum measured from the anterior superior iliac spine and the lateral abdominal wall.
The needle insertion site for SNB in their study was at the midpoint between the anterior superior iliac spine projection on the midaxillary line and the greater trochanter.
The reason to use de AIIS and not the anterior superior iliac spine is because using the exact middle point of the muscle helps us to find its thickest part using as reference the insertion points of this muscle (RF) and the reason to use a third of the distance will be discussed latter.
Univariate logistic regression results revealed that the newborn's gender, birth weight, intracranial hemorrhage, mode of delivery, cesarean history, maternal age, duration of the first stage of labor, duration of the second stage of labor, emergency birth, premature rupture of membranes, anterior superior iliac spine diameter, birth canal laceration, and cord around the fetal neck correlated with the degree of RH in newborns (p <01).
Simultaneous bilateral avulsion fractures of the anterior superior iliac spines in an adolescent sprinter.
After parts preparation, 18G bone marrow aspiration needle was used for aspiration from iliac crest 2 cm posterior to anterior superior iliac spine.
In a few cases the procedure had to be performed in the anterior iliac spine because of obesity and difficulty to identify the posterior iliac crest.