intracostal

in·tra·cos·tal

(in'tră-kos'tăl),
On the inner surface of the ribs.
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intracostal

(ĭn″tră-kŏs′tăl) [″ + costa, rib]
On the inner surface of a rib.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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Objective: To assess the efficacy of intercostal nerve protection by intercostal muscle (ICM) flap in postthoracotomy pain improvement compared to intracostal suturing.
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Intraoperative risk factors that are associated with an increased likelihood of developing chronic post surgical pain include the following (10): site (especially following operations with a high incidence of nerve damage, such as thoracotomy, sternotomy, mastectomy, major limb amputation, axillary lymphadenectomy and inguinal hernia repair); extent of surgery and incision type (open versus laparoscopic approach) (52); increased duration of surgery (47,53); low (compared to high) volume surgical unit (54); pericostal (versus intracostal) stitches and intraoperative nerve damage (52).
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Through that incision, he mobilizes the muscle, elevating it from the chest wall while preserving the deep thoracodorsal blood vessels and intracostal brachial nerve during the dissection.
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