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mid·line

 (mĭd′līn′)
n.
A medial line, especially the medial line or plane of the body.

midline

(ˈmɪdˌlaɪn)
n
a line situated in the middle of something, esp an imaginary line that divides an organism or organ into symmetrical parts

mid•line

(ˈmɪdˌlaɪn)

n.
a median plane, esp. of the body or a body part.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.midline - the median plane of the body (or some part of the body)midline - the median plane of the body (or some part of the body)
plane, sheet - (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; "we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane"; "any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane"
Translations

midline

n. línea media del cuerpo.

midline

n (of the body) eje m (central), línea media (del cuerpo)
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interbody device market, which is estimated to be more than $1.2B, and extends its entire AMS portfolio to a global patient audience with significant market share in anteriorly placed TLIF implants.1 Furthermore, the system is designed to work seamlessly with the Company's MAS(R) TLIF and MAS Midline access systems allowing customization options to specific surgical techniques.
Among CT findings, the sensitivity and specificity were 85.9 and 61.0 percent, 80.9 and 42.7 percent, and 20.7 and 89.2 percent, respectively, for compression of basal cisterns, any midline shift, and midline shift of at least 10 mm.
(2) Although peripheral venous catheters are extensively used to administer intravenous (IV) medications, the factors noted previously sometimes dictate the use of alternative vascular access devices such as a midline peripheral catheter (midline), a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC), or a central venous catheter (CVC) inserted via a jugular or subclavian vein.
Complete or incomplete failure of midline fusion at this stage results in disorders varying from isolated EC to complete ventral evisceration.
A number of studies have been conducted in India which suggest that new interrupted X-technique for abdominal closure after midline laparotomy significantly reduces the risk of burst abdomen7,8.
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The most widely accepted theory is that cysts occur due to entrapment of ectodermal tissue in midline in third or fourth week of embryonic development, from the first or second branchial arch, therefore the term congenital cyst was accepted.
Over the last several decades, the surgical treatment of vulvar cancer has become more conservative, as tumor margins are more important rather than the actual removal of the organ.1 Van der Zee et al, in a study of 403 patients reported that in early stage vulvar cancer patients with a negative sentinel node had a 3-year survival of 97% with minimal morbidity from sentinel localization procedure..2 The ability to identify bilateral inguinal SLNs appears to be related to proximity to the midline.
Objective: To compare the technique of paramedian with midline approach of subarachnoid block in terms of number of attempts and frequency of success rate in elderly patients undergoing elective lower body surgeries.
Radiological parameters noted were midline shift, types of intracranial haemorrhage such as epidural haematoma, subdural haematoma, intracerebral haematoma, fracture and diffuse brain injury, area of brain involved, status of total 9 cisterns (Interpeduncular, two crural, two ambient, Quadrigeminal, sellar and two Sylvian cistern) whether opened or closed.
The researchers found higher frontal midline theta power in highly anxious individuals during their decisions, which indicates more cognitive control.