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Relating to the external posterior chest wall, denoting especially an artery, vein, and nerve.
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This muscle is drawn and separated from the chest wall, and the point where thoracodorsal vessels enter the muscle is found.
The innervation of the lower and middle fasciculus was by branches of the thoracodorsal nerve, while the innervation of the upper fascicle could not be determined.
The latissimus dorsi muscle derives dual blood supply from the thoracodorsal branch of the subscapular artery and the posterior paraspinous perforators.
Axillary dissection may lead to damage to the thoracodorsal, long thoracic, intercostobrachial nerves and axillary soft tissue, which causes acute and chronic postoperative pain after mastectomy (10, 11).
Surgical treatment of severe hidradenitis suppurativa of the axilla: thoracodorsal artery perforator (TDAP) flap versus split skin graft.
The thoracodorsal neurovascular pedicle is one of the most reliable units available8.
[1] Oliveira et al have suggested thoracodorsal fasciocutaneous flap cover the axillary defect.
The latissimus dorsi muscle was completely separated from its humeral insertion, and the thoracodorsal nerve was transected.
Thoracodorsal and caudal superficial epigastric axial pattern flaps in cats.
Although deprived of its thoracodorsal pedicle, our flap was considered viable owing not only to the impressive size of the aforementioned vascular anastomotic loop but also to the pulsatile bleeding pattern witnessed after detaching its distal fibres.