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extending from side to side; situated at right angles to the long axis.


(trans-vers'), [TA] Do not confuse this word with traverse.
Crosswise; lying across the long axis of the body or of a part.
Synonym(s): transversalis [TA], transversus [TA]
[L. transversus]


/trans·ver·sus/ (trans-ver´sus) [L.] transverse.


[L.] transverse.
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The study was terminated early after 42 patients had been randomised (epidural n=19; transversus abdominis plane block n=22; one excluded).
Herrington L and Davies R (2005): The influence of Pilates training on the ability to contract the transversus abdominis muscle in asymptomatic individuals.
76] supports low back pain exercise protocols which focus on enhancing the stabilization role of the transversus abdominis by precise contractions, independently of the other abdominal muscles, rather than general, whole-body exercise programs, exercise regimens which incorporate gentle stretching of the hamstring muscles and body mechanics training, as well as adjunctive manual therapy techniques, are vital to acquire satisfactory lumbopelvic rhythm to help maintain a neutral spine over the long term [77,78].
One study examining transversus abdominis and internal oblique (Hides et al 2006) found substantial agreement (Shrout 1998) between ultrasound and MRI (ICC = 0.
It's a great tool for strengthening those deep hard to reach muscles in your stomach, such as the transversus abdominis and erector spinae.
The moves work the transversus abdominus muscles, which act as a girdle for your tummy.
We were shown how to use our transversus abdominis muscles to assist pelvic floor exercises and how that can help women with back pain.
The Mexican cross-banded mountain rattlesnake, Crotalus transversus, has been rarely collected and remains known from fewer than 20 individuals.
NASDAQ: PCRX) today announced the first data presentation supporting the use of EXPAREL([R]) (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) infiltrated into the transversus abdominis plane (TAP) for postsurgical pain management.
This technique provides high temporal resolution of surface muscle activity but is limited in its ability to evaluate deep muscles such as the quadratus lumborum (QL) and transversus abdominus (TA).
17) LOS could be further optimized by using new anesthetic techniques, such as transversus abdominis plane (TAP) blocks.