Intercostal nerve preservation could be performed by intracostal suture, or intercostal muscle
flap techniques in order to decrease pain during thoracotomy.
Altogether, the present results do not seem to be caused by a systemic effect on either blood flow or arterial oxygenation, but rather a local mechanism in intercostal muscle
leading to decreased local muscle deoxygenation triggering a respiratory metaboreflex.
Young children are unable to compensate effectively for a paralysed hemi-diaphragm because of their greater reliance on the diaphragm for ventilation in a more horizontally arranged ribcage with underdeveloped intercostal muscles
, (3, 5) a relatively mobile mediastinum, (3) a more compliant chest wall owing to incomplete ossification, (5) and narrow, easily obstructed bronchi.
Sometimes the intercostal muscles
(the muscles between the ribs) can be strained.
These showed that she had an invasive, inflammatory breast cancer that had also invaded her pectoral and intercostal muscles
, her vertebrae, right axilla and left greater trochanter (femur) also causing pain walking.
Naqaash Tahir, before straining or tearing intercostal muscles
, dismissed Mark Ramprakash as he, Heath Streak and Neil Carter performed admirably, Carter making the breakthrough by dismissing Scott Newman Martin Bicknell scored 58 before Surrey declared their second innings
As this awareness goes into the compressed side, the intercostal muscles
begin to stretch making more room for the lungs and ribs to expand.
AIT sounds like cramp in your intercostal muscles
- the ones between your ribs.
More smokers had FDG uptake localized to the intercostal muscles
(52% of 69 FDG studies) than nonsmokers (8% of 37 studies).
The intercostal muscles
are located between the ribs.
Clinically, the infants present in the first 2 to 3 months of life with generalized hypotonia and impaired intercostal muscles
without diaphragmatic involvement.
[11,12] PCA activity is also positively correlated with the activity of accessory inspiratory muscles, such as the infrahyoid and intercostal muscles
. The cricothyroid muscle (CT) is also activated during inspiration, tensing the vocal folds.