subpectoral

sub·pec·to·ral

(sŭb-pek'tŏ-răl),
Beneath the pectoralis muscle.

subpectoral

(sŭb-pĕk′tor-ăl) [″ + pectus, chest]
Below the pectoral area; beneath the pectoral muscles.
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Humeral fracture following subpectoral biceps tenodesis in 2 active, healthy patients.
Because of the patient's history of lymphoma, we biopsied the subpectoral lymph node.
Inclusion criteria for our study consisted of patients who had reached skeletal maturity, patients over the age of 18, and those patients who underwent open subpectoral biceps tenodesis between the years 2006 and 2013.
If the tear is in the bicep region, a procedure called an open subpectoral bicep tenodesis can be performed.
Implants placed posterior to the pectoralis major muscle are described as subpectoral or retropectoral.
She underwent a left modified radical mastectomy and a right simple mastectomy with immediate bilateral reconstruction with subpectoral silicone gel implants.
The scrotum, unlike subpectoral sites, may protect the implant from pressure injury as it allows greater mobility and less friction [11, 17].
Just a fortnight later, the brave mum underwent a mastectomy and a two-stage subpectoral reconstruction.
You'll likely experience more pain with a subpectoral placement than a subglandular placement and may need a week or more off of work to recover.
The majority of patients do choose breast reconstruction with a staged series of operations, firstly to place tissue expanders in the subpectoral plane at each breast bed site, then to remove these after full expansion and place permanent implants.
Silicone injection granulomas of the breast: treatment by subcutaneous mastectomy and immediate subpectoral breast implant.