Suprasternal


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Su`pra`ster´nal


a.1.(Anat.) Situated above, or anterior to, the sternum.
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When the dissection was progressed upwards, the inferior aspect of the thyroid lump was seen in the suprasternal space extending up to the retromanubrium region.
Surgical methods: An anterior cervical low-collar incision (2 cm above the suprasternal notch) was made under general anesthesia.
On chest examination the patient was having suprasternal recession and bilateral decreased harsh vesicular breathing.
Cardiac structure and function were observed along the standard parasternal long-axis, short-axis, suprasternal, subcostal, and apical four-chamber views.
Suprasternal view showed severe aortic narrowing just after the origin of left subclavian with peak gradient of 80 mmHg (Fig.
Because of respiratory distress, manifested by nasal flaring, intercostal, subcostal and suprasternal retractions, a respiratory rate of 80 breaths per minute and cyanosis, heated humidified high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) therapy was used in our intensive care unit to reduce the work of breathing.
The original nipple to mid-sternal line was measured, as well as the right and left suprasternal notch to nipple distances.
There was no evidence of suprasternal clefting and supra umbilical raphe while the rest of general physical and systemic examinations were un-remarkable.
There are many methods to check the placement of the endotracheal tube, including the clinical method (auscultation of respiratory sounds, observation of the symmetry of chest expansion), palpation techniques (palpation of the endotracheal cuff in the suprasternal notch), imaging methods, capnography, direct visualization of the tip of the tube in relation to the carina using a fiberoptic bronchoscope (1) and ultrasound, (5) by either visualizing the tube directly in the airway or corroborating bilateral pleural sliding using a linear probe.
Subcostal, intercostals and suprasternal retractions and nasal flaring, if present, and oxygen saturations were recorded.
Branch PAs and APCs were evaluated in suprasternal and high parasternal views.
After giving horizontal neck incision at the level of tracheostomy tube, subplatysmal skin flaps were raised superiorly to the level of hyoid bone and inferiorly upto suprasternal notch.