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Rectus Abdominis

Known as: abdominis muscle rectus, Musculus rectus abdominis, abdominis muscles rectus 
A long flat muscle that extends along the whole length of both sides of the abdomen. It flexes the vertebral column, particularly the lumbar portion… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This cross-sectional and partial longitudinal study aimed to characterize changes in rectus abdominis (RA) and provide reference… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The mechanisms by which the abdominal muscles move and control the lumbosacral spine are not clearly understood… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study of electromyographic onsets of trunk and hip muscles in subjects with a clinical diagnosis of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The temporal parameters of the response of the trunk muscles associated with movement of the lower limb were investigated in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract Because the structure of the spine is inherently unstable, muscle activation is essential for the maintenance of trunk… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Activity of the trunk muscles is essential for maintaining stability of the lumbar spine because of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Abstract. A method of classification for hematomas of the rectus abdominis sheath (RSH) is proposed based on findings observed in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The ideal material for reconstruction of a breast is fat and skin. Most current methods of autogenous reconstruction use… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap has many advantages, but its disadvantages are also well-known. These are the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
A rectus abdominis musculocutaneous island flap for breast reconstruction following mastectomy is presented. The vascular anatomy… Expand
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