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  • sacroiliac joints
  • Injury to the ligaments that hold the sacroiliac joints in proper support is thought to be caused by a torsion or high impact injury (such as an automobile accident) or a hard fall, resulting in the hypermobility. (wikipedia.org)
  • articular
  • When the joint is hypermobile or loose, it is classified as an extra-articular dysfunction because abnormal joint movement and alignment is a consequence of weakened, injured, or sprained ligaments, while the joint itself is structurally normal and healthy. (wikipedia.org)
  • vertebral
  • The vertebral column usually contains 54 bones: 7 cervical vertebrae, including the atlas (C1) and axis (C2) which support and help move the skull, 18 (or rarely, 19) thoracic, 5-6 lumbar, 5 sacral (which fuse together to form the sacrum), and 15-25 caudal vertebrae with an average of 18. (wikipedia.org)
  • vagina
  • Sacrocolpopexy refers to suspending and/or supporting the vagina via a ligament on the sacrum. (cpmc.org)
  • A mesh is attached to the top of the vagina, and extended to the front (underneath part of the bladder) and the back of the vagina, like the top portion of a Y. The lower part of the Y shaped mesh will be attached towards the right side of a ligament on the sacrum. (cpmc.org)
  • 4 . A surgical kit according to claim 1 , wherein the implantable article is sized and shaped to loosely extend from the patient's sacrum to the patient's vagina with at least some slack. (google.ca)
  • periosteum
  • Sacrocolpopexy is a procedure used to support the vaginal vault by affixing it to the periosteum of the sacrum following a hysterectomy. (cpmc.org)
  • consists
  • This very functional model consists of portion of humerus, complete ulna and radius as well as joint ligaments. (galaxymed.de)
  • cavity, by means of a small ligament, and it consists of a rounded epiphysis composed of spongy cartilage, the humerus itself is bent outward and forward, and it is articulated with its (glenoid? (edu.au)
  • inferior glutea
  • The ligament is pierced by the coccygeal branches of the inferior gluteal artery, the perforating cutaneous nerve and filaments of the coccygeal plexus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lesser
  • The presence of the ligament in the greater sciatic notch creates an opening (foramen]), the greater sciatic foramen, and also converts the lesser sciatic notch into the lesser sciatic foramen. (wikipedia.org)
  • The greater sciatic foramen lies above the ligament, and the lesser sciatic foramen lies below it. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissues
  • Surgeons like to use the natural tissues and ligaments to repair these hernias if possible but sometimes the tissues are just too weak and a synthetic material is needed. (wdxcyber.com)