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vastus

 [vas´tus] (L.)
great.

vas·tus

(vas'tŭs),
Great. See: vastus intermedius (muscle), vastus lateralis (muscle), vastus medialis (muscle).
[L.]

vastus

/vas·tus/ (vas´tus) [L.] great; describes muscles.

vastus

[L.] great.
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A previous study on 12 patients positive for anti-SRP antibodies showed that fatty infiltration was most severe in the hamstring and adductor magnus, while edema was most severe in the vastus lateralis, rectus femoris, biceps femoris, and adductor magnus.
The effect of patellar taping on the onset of vastus medialis obliquus and vastus lateralis muscle activity in persons with patellofemoral pain.
1,3,4] Musculus vastus medialis obliquus (VMO) and vastus lateralis are the most important dynamic forces having an effect on patella at the last 30 degrees of the knee extension.
Sembcorp Marine has announced that its 100% owned PPL Shipyard has cancelled three deals with Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro, SAPI de CV and its arm Oro Negro Vastus for three jack-up rigs.
After spontaneous death, the goat was necropsied; the main gross alterations were the reduction of the quadriceps vastus laterallis muscle volume (Figure 1D) and focal dark red areas in the accessory and cranial lobes of the lung and in the ventral portion of the caudal lobe.
Bipartite patella with an accessory ossification center at the superolateral pole, the insertion site of the vastus lateralis, is a rare congenital anomaly.
Triode electrodes placed on vastus lateralis (VL), gastrocnemius (GN), and gluteus maximus(GM) recorded muscle activity during squats.
Proximal realignment includes release of tight lateral patellar retinaculum and vastus lateralis completely and plication of medial capsule and patellar retinaculum to strengthen the lax medial structures.
A detailed description about the same EMG measurement protocol as in this study, including skin preparation, electrode placement over the muscles of the vastus lateralis, rectus femoris, BF, and ST, signal amplification, storage in the microcomputer, and sampling of the analog EMG signal was published previously by Sekir et al.
An MRI scan of the right thigh, however, revealed extensive periosteal and bone marrow edema, multilocular small periosteal-based fluid-collections throughout the femoral shaft, and extensive edematous changes in the soft tissues of the thigh, predominantly in the vastus medialis and biceps femoris muscles (Figure 1).
2012) were placed on the following left lower limb muscles: Gluteus Medius, Tensor Fasciae Latae, Rectus Femoris, Vastus medialis, Vastus lateralis, Biceps Femoris, Tibialis Anterior and Gastrocnemius (Lateral Subdivision), and the reference electrode was placed on the left lateral malleolus.
There were significant increases in T2 signal intensity post-intervention for the gluteus maximus and throughout the muscle portion (proximal, medial, and distal) of the vastus lateralis and rectus femoris.