posteroanterior


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dorsoventral

 [dor″so-ven´tral]
1. pertaining to the dorsal and ventral surfaces of a body.
2. directed from the back to the front; posteroanterior.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pos·ter·o·an·ter·i·or (PA),

(pos'tĕr-ō-an-tēr'ē-ŏr),
A term denoting the direction of view or progression, from posterior to anterior, through a part.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pos·ter·o·an·ter·i·or

(PA) (pos'tĕr-ō-an-tēr'ē-ŏr)
A term denoting the direction of view or progression, from posterior to anterior, through a part.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pos·ter·o·an·ter·i·or

(PA) (pos'tĕr-ō-an-tēr'ē-ŏr)
A term denoting direction of view or progression, from posterior to anterior, through a part.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Lateral cephalometric and posteroanterior radiographs of eight patients were randomly selected.
Data and patterns of transverse dentofacial structure of 6to 15-year-old children: a posteroanterior cephalometric study.
a) Surely not diagnostic b) Not diagnostic c) Undecided d) Diagnostic e) Surely diagnostic PA CXR: posteroanterior chest radiography Table 2.
Posteroanterior chest X-rays were obtained in all patients except three, whose general conditions were poor.
Lateral cervical spine and posteroanterior chest radiographs of case 1 diagnosed with mucolipidosis III.
Thus, we designed a different approach with a posteroanterior needle trajectory for the posterior QL block towards the LIFT along the posterolateral margin of the erector spinae (ES).
The posteroanterior chest roentgenogram was performed for him as a preemployment checkup.
Caption: Figure 1: Posteroanterior chest roentgenogram showing a homogeneous opacity taking the whole hemi thoracic left field and pushing the mediastinum towards the contralateral side.
Posteroanterior and lateral radiographs of the spine taken immediately after the operation showed the pattern of tethering using NT coil springs [Figure 4].
Thereafter, numerous radiographic investigations were carried out for the patient, comprised of orthopantomography and lateral cephalography, along with radiography of the upper and lower limbs and a posteroanterior view of the chest.
However, the paramount importance of posteroanterior (PA) cephalometry should be stressed as it allows professionals to examine facial asymmetry in the transverse plane while allowing the clinical observation of an individual's face in frontal view (Leonardi, Annunziata, & Caltabiano, 2008; Ulkur, Ozdemir, Germec-Cakan, & Kaspar, 2016).