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AcronymDefinition
QLQuick Look
QLQueensland (Australia)
QLQuality of Life (USAF funding issues)
QLQuantum Leap
QLQuality of Life (well-being)
QLQuery Language
QLQuality Level
QLQuadratus Lumborum (muscle)
QLQuantification Limit (chemistry)
QLQuiche Lorraine
QLQualification Level (Canadian military)
QLQuantum Libet (Latin: As Much As You Please)
QLO-Ethyl-2-Diisopropylaminoethyl Methylphosphonite
QLQuad Left
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The quadratus lumborum block (QLB) is a new and effective truncal nerve block used for postoperative analgesia in patients undergoing upper and lower abdominal surgeries (3).
The authors evaluated muscle stiffness using shear wave elastography from the lumbar erector spinae, quadratus lumborum at L3 level, and multifidus muscle at L4 level.
Performing the lateral trunk endurance tests in the test requires the activation of "local" muscles, mainly the quadratus lumborum and abdominal wall (28).
The lumbar vertebra, pelvic girdle, posterior abdominal wall muscles [musculus (m) quadratus lumborum, m.
Thus, in the back area, the muscles strengthened were the latissimus dorsi, the rhomboids, the quadratus lumborum; in the hip, the gluteus muscles, the iliopsoas, the pelvitrochanteric muscles, the tensor fascia lata; and in the legs, the adductor muscles, the quadriceps, the hamstrings, the sartorius.
"It was because my quadratus lumborum wasn't working," he said.
The paraspinal muscles (erector spina, psoas and quadratus lumborum) are also seen in contact with each other with different degrees of echogenicity (10, 12).
The quadratus lumborum should also be a primary target of massage (Figure 3A and 3B).
In the article titled "Quadratus Lumborum Block as Sole, Homeostatic-Preserving Anesthetic for a Patient with Multiple System Atrophy Undergoing Open Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Case Report" [1], the names of the authors were given incorrectly as M.
A quadratus lumborum (QL) block is an abdominal truncal block technique that primarily provides analgesia and anaesthesia to the abdominal wall [1, 2].
Palpation also revealed hypertonicity of the quadratus lumborum and lumbosacral erector spinae muscles, bilaterally.
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