posterior axillary line

pos·te·ri·or ax·il·lar·y line

a vertical line extending inferiorly from the posterior axillary fold.
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horizontal bra strap area), with a height usually <7 cm and a length from the posterior axillary line to the vertebral line.
Lead V7 is on the left posterior axillary line in the fifth intercostal space, lead V8 on the left side of the back at the tip of the scapula and V9 on the left paraspinal line in the fifth intercostal space) [33].
After the camera port was placed from posterior axillary line 8th ICS, right arm were placed from line 5th ICS and anterior axillary line, left arm were placed from the 8th ICA and posterior axillary line with the help of 30 degrees camera in a way to have at least 10 cm between each other [Figure 3].
VATS of the right chest was performed through ports at the seventh intercostal space at mid-axillary line and sixth space at posterior axillary line. Adhesions of the right upper lobe to the mediastinal pleura at the level of the azygocaval junction were bluntly mobilized and the abscess cavity was identified.
The lateral region is between the anterior and posterior axillary lines, the anterior territory is anterior to the anterior axillary line and the posterior territory is posterior to the posterior axillary line.
Next, a skin incision was made with a scalpel following the lower margin of the right clavicle, parasternal line, inframammary line, and posterior axillary line. The skin was separated and the subcutaneous tissue was removed, exposing the pectoralis major and serratus anterior muscles.
The cameral port was placed in the 7th intercostal space across the posterior axillary line, and the two operating ports were placed respectively in the 4th intercostal space across the anterior axillary line and the 8th intercostal space across the angulus inferior scapulae line.
Retroperitoneum is accessed from the space between the 12th rib superiorly, the iliac crest inferiorly, the lateral border of the paraspinal muscles poster laterally and the posterior axillary line antero medially.
The first 12-mm trocar was placed in the paraumbilical-external line of the rectus abdominal region, the second and third trocars were placed in the ipsilateral iliac fossa and hypochondrium, and the fourth trocar was placed in the posterior axillary line. After dissection, we identified the complete ureteral injury and then the distal ureteral stump (Fig.
The second trochar was placed on the posterior axillary line under the costal arch.
Before the initial puncture, the following anatomical lines and points were marked by a sterile pen on the back of the patient during deep inspirium: the posterior axillary line (PAL), the posterior middle line (PML), the fluoroscopic vertical projection of the line traversing the upper edge of the iliac crest (UICL)], the tip of the twelfth rib (C point) and the fluoroscopic vertical projection of the lower edge of the lower calyx (Fig.
Trochars were inserted into the thorax in the posterior axillary line and the sympathetic chain identified.

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