paramedian plane

paramedian plane

[TA]
a vertical, sagittal plane parallel and in close proximity to the median plane.
Synonym(s): planum paramedianum [TA]
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The most prominent area of protuberance is typically just superior to the glabellar region in the paramedian plane. We then proceed to burr the anterior table of the frontal sinus with numbers 4 and 3 cutting burrs, followed by a number 3 diamond burr for more refined contouring at 20,000 rpm.
With the operator standing on the right side of the patient, the needle held by the operator in his/her right hand was introduced into the patient's hypogastrium in a left paramedian plane to the transversely placed ultrasound transducer that was held by the operator in his/her left hand.