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pedicle

 [ped´ĭ-k'l]
a footlike, stemlike, or narrow basal part or structure, such as a narrow strip by which a graft of tissue remains attached to the donor site.
pedicle of vertebral arch one of the paired parts of the vertebral arch that connect a lamina to the vertebral body.

ped·i·cle

(ped'ĭ-kĕl), [TA] Do not confuse this word with pedicel.
1. A constricted portion or stalk. Synonym(s): pediculus (1) [TA]
2. A stalk by which a nonsessile tumor is attached to normal tissue. Synonym(s): pedunculus [TA], peduncle (2)
3. A stalk through which a flap of tissue is vascularized, permitting transfer to another site.
[L. pediculus, dim. of pes, foot]

pedicle

/ped·i·cle/ (ped´ĭ-k'l) a footlike, stemlike, or narrow basal part or structure.

pedicle

(pĕd′ĭ-kəl)
n.
1. Biology A small stalk or stalklike structure, especially one supporting or connecting an organ or other body part. Also called pedicel.
2. Medicine
a. A slender footlike or stemlike part, as at the base of a tumor.
b. Part of a skin or tissue graft that is left temporarily attached to the original site.

pedicle

Etymology: L, pediculus, little foot
a narrow stalk, stem, or tube of tissue attached to a tumor, skin flap, bone, or organ.

ped·i·cle

(ped'i-kĕl) [TA]
1. A constricted portion or stalk.
Synonym(s): pediculus (1) .
2. A stalk by which a nonsessile tumor is attached to normal tissue.
Synonym(s): peduncle (2) , pedunculus.
3. A stalk through which a flap receives nourishment until its transfer to another site results in the nourishment coming from that site.
[L. pediculus, dim. of pes, foot]

pedicle

stalk

pedicle

a footlike, stemlike, or narrow basal part or structure, such as a narrow strip by which a graft of tissue remains attached to the donor site.

pedicle advancement technique
a surgical technique, commonly used in the repair of skin defects and defects in eyelids, in which a pedicle of tissue, usually skin, is formed and moved forward to fill a defect, without lateral movement. Various forms include the single or sliding flap, bipedicle flap, and V-Y technique. See also flap (1).
pedicle flap
see pedicle graft.
omental pedicle flap
a segment of omentum can be mobilized as a flap to aid in the reconstruction of the thoracic or body wall.
vertebral pedicle
one of the paired parts of the vertebral arch that connect a lamina to the vertebral body.
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KEY WORDS: Lumbar vertebrae, pedicle dimensions, spinal instrumentation, screw size
8) In this case report a lateral pedicle flap technique was used for successful root coverage.
Therefore, this biomechanical study was designed to compare the stability of one-level anterior interbody lumbar constructs stabilized with either translaminar screw fixation or pedicle screw fixation.
In the clinical practice, the insertion trajectory of screws isusually along the pedicle axis for increasing the placement safety, but in the same time, the insertion direction must bechoosen to provide the strongest possible interface between bone and screw.
Preservation of the LIMA pedicle after cardiac surgery in left upper lobectomy.
The societies allegedly failed to disclose to the physicians in the audiences that employing the pedicle screw in spinal fusion surgery was considered to be an "off-label" use - that is, the screws had not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for this procedure.
Manufacturers nonetheless proceeded to advertise the pedicle systems, recruit doctors into training programs, and contribute anecdotal reports to the medical literature about successful experiences.
Several studies published in peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals have demonstrated that PediGuard presents an average accuracy of 97%, doubles the pedicle breach-detection rate, limits radiation exposure by up to 73%, decreases by 15% the average time for pedicle screw placement and provides a 3-fold reduction in neuro-monitoring events.
Various methods have been introduced to improve the accuracy and safety of pedicle screw placement.
M2 PHARMA-January 17, 2017-US FDA Clears SpineGuard to Market DSG Integration Module for Making Pedicle Screws "Smart"
Begin by placing an instrument on the round ligament, tube, and uterine-ovarian pedicle, exerting light traction.