Iliac crest

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Related to Iliac crest: inguinal ligament
the upper margin of the ilium.

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Cancellous bone graft was harvested from opposite side iliac crest and ipsilateral side distal femoral canal.
The Iliac Crest is a bizarre and mystifying gothic tale told from the perspective of a cynical and paranoid narrator, a doctor obsessed with the ocean.
During the 12-hour operation the jaw had to be rebuilt from the iliac crest bone in the hip.
In current study we used the bone graft which was taken from iliac crest for reconstruction which was fixed with Caspar plating after vertebral body resection (figure 2).
We pooled data from several smaller studies to establish the relationship of the spinal level identified by iliac crest palpation and that of the imaged TL, including sub-analyses based on demographic and other characteristics.
To acquire the stem cells, the researchers obtained 30- to 50-mL samples of bone marrow aspirate from the iliac crest, then separated and cultured the cells in-house.
Adopting lifestyle measures like avoiding obesity particularly central/ abdominal (abdominal girth midway between lower costal margin and upper iliac crest less than) 35 1/2 in males and less than 31 1/2 inches in females by taking diet consisting of at least five portions of vegetables/fruits (one portion is one cup of leafy vegetable, 1/2 cup of solid vegetables, a small fruit), whole grains, pulses/legumes (beans, lentils, peas) nuts, seeds (90% plant based) rich fibre both soluble and insoluble, low-fat dairy products, fatty fish, white meat-low saturated fats and red meat, and low salt and low sugar diet, avoiding processed-food/ junk food, trans fatty acids.
There were multiple hyperpigmented atrophic linear plaques with well-defined margins present on dorsal and medial side of right foot extending upto right iliac crest.
A clinical diagnosis of Ameloblastoma was made and the patient was operated with Left side hemimandibulectomy with reconstruction of mandible with bone grafting from Iliac crest and the specimen was sent for histopathological examination.
A 10 mm trocar is placed between the umbilicus and the iliac crest, and a 5 mm trocar is placed in the middle of the left subcostal line (Figure 1).
Autografting with the iliac crest bone is an another method that has been successfully used in revision TEA; however, the experience is limited and complications related to the bone harvest site are inevitable.
They also describe and illustrate in detail 13 flaps, among radial forearm free flap, iliac crest flap, free jejunal and supercharged jejunal flaps, and local flaps.