Pectoralis major muscle structure

Known as: major muscle pectoralis, Pectoralis major, Musculus Pectoralis Major 
Either of two large, bilateral muscles overlying the upper, anterior chest wall, which has two heads: the clavicular head, which originates on the… (More)
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2013
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2013
Previous studies in neurologically intact subjects have shown that motor coordination can be described by task-dependent… (More)
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2007
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2007
PURPOSE Implant reconstruction is commonly performed to reconstruct mastectomy defects or to correct breast hypoplasia. We have… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND Reconstructive breast surgeons often prefer autologous tissue for those patients who can tolerate it. However… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Leaf carbon capture strategies of native and exotic invasive plants were compared by examining leaf traits and their scaling… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
To shorten the reconstructive process, improve results, and provide additional options for women seeking mastectomy, we used an… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECTIVE To determine the rate of occurrence of major malformations in infants whose mothers had taken the drug valproic acid… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
A novel method for the control of a myoelectric upper limb prosthesis was achieved in a patient with bilateral amputations at the… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Muscle activity and coordination in ten shoulders were studied in five healthy subjects using electromyography (EMG) recorded… (More)
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1986
Review
1986
A hypothesis is presented to explain the pathogenesis of the Poland, Klippel-Feil, and Möbius anomalies, isolated absence of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
A compound flap is described that utilizes skin from the anterior chest on a narrow segment of pectoralis major muscle, with its… (More)
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