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midline

 [mid´līn]
the imaginary line that divides the body into right and left halves.

midline

1. An imaginary line running along the surface of the brain (anterior to posterior), which separates the right and left hemispheres. 2. See median line.
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Opioids alter the communication between midline thalamic and amygdala neurons
For example, if a midline catheter is inserted and later needs to be replaced by a PICC, that would subject the patient to an additional procedure, delay in care, and an increased risk of infection.
Similalrly, studies conducted for suitable technique of closure of midline laparotomy wound, among which recently studies carried out in India, which shows that risk of burst abdomen considerably decreases by using interrupted X-technique for abdominal closure after midline laparotomy18-21.
The MRI of the floor of the mouth: in the midline, a clearly demarcated, oval, cystic lesion was observed, with dimensions of 31 x 29,5 x 19 mm, divided with a capsule from the surrounding muscles of the tongue, beyond the mylohyoid muscle, filled with liquid content, with homogenous hyperintense signal in T1W and T2W images.
Conclusion: The Paramedian technique was found associated with higher success rate, lesser possibility of repeated number of attempts in elderly patients as compared to Midline approach.
[5] CT variables such as midline shift, traumatic SAH, status of basal cistern and ventricles and intracranial haematomas have been used to validate the prognosis in various studies.
The case presented here is of a rarely seen nasal glioma as a midline defect of the nose which could be confused with encephalocele.
The degree of midline shift was measured near the level of the third ventricle or septum pellucidum on CT scan.
Caption: Figure 1: CT head showing left-sided prior craniectomy with significant midline shift.
We conducted a retrospective chart review of patients with congenital midline cervical cleft at our institution, over 18 years, from January 1998 until January 2016.
Midline episiotomies are associated with an increased risk of obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASIS), which represent the most determinant factor for female anal incontinence [11, 12].
While the cerebrospinal fluid- (CSF-) containing third ventricle (V3, Figure 1) is more easily identified on US images [4], most authors describe the degree of displacement of the septum pellucidum (SP, Figure 1), a thin membrane between the frontal horns (FHs) of the lateral ventricles, relative to the ideal midline (iML) on CT images [5, 6].