transversus abdominis muscle

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trans·ver·sus ab·dom·i·nis mus·cle

(trans-vĕr'sŭs ab-dom'i-nis mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, seventh to twelfth costal cartilages, lumbar fascia, iliac crest, and inguinal ligament; insertion, xiphoid cartilage and linea alba and, through the conjoint tendon, pubic tubercle, and pecten; action, compresses abdominal contents; nerve supply, lower thoracic.
Synonym(s): musculus transversus abdominis [TA] , transverse muscle of abdomen.
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Quadratus Lumborum Block Versus Transversus Abdominis Plane Block in Children Undergoing Low Abdominal Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Previous studies also showed that only low-level activation, <10% of the MVIC, of transversus abdominis was required for the drawing-in maneuver.[30,37,38]
A Spigelian hernia is defined as a hernia of the Spigelian fascia, the part of the transversus abdominis avponeurosis extending from the semilunar line to the lateral edge of the rectus abdominis (1,2).
The analgesic efficacy of transversus abdominis plane block after abdominal surgery: a prospective randomized controlled trial.
Analgesia included routine preoperative gabapentin, diclofenac, and acetaminophen; routine postoperative gabapentin, NSAIDs, and acetaminophen; and transversus abdominis plane blocks in 32 of the ERAS patients.
Habib, "Transversus abdominis plane block for analgesia after Cesarean delivery: a systematic review and meta-analysis," Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, vol.
Oblique subcostal transversus abdominis plane (OSTAP) block is one of these methods [8, 9].
Additionally, previous research has shown that strengthening the transversus abdominis (TrA) provides stability to the sacroiliac joints and is therefore important for improving trunk stability [14].
Although this technique has similarities to the posterior transversus abdominis plane (TAP) block, the extent of its effects has been suggested to be greater because the target injection point is more dorsal and the potential cephalad spread of local anaesthetics could reach the thoracic paravertebral space [3, 4].
Two decades ago, a series of studies by Hodges and Richardson (10-12) demonstrated altered anticipatory control of the transversus abdominis during voluntary upper and lower limb movements, which has led to an emphasis on targeting this muscle in many rehabilitation programs.