Our hypothesis was that a single measurement from the sternal notch
to the end of the third finger alone would suffice in obtaining an accurate measurement for cane length.
Below the tag lay a denuded, cephalocaudally oriented epithelial groove that terminated approximately 1 cm above the sternal notch
. Present in the groove was an inferoposteriorly oriented blind pit that measured 0.7 cm in depth.
Control group consisted of healthy females who have sex regularly, a total breast volume above 1000 cc according to the Grossman-Roudner device, a distance between sternal notch
and nipple that measured 27 cm or more and a report of physical complaints (i.e., neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, and intertrigo) related to macromastia and who did not accept reduction mammoplasty surgery for some reason.
The method of Dissection began with a median incision made from the chin downwards towards the supra sternal notch
with a scalpel.
On physical examination she had a vertical linear lesion that began 1.0 cm above the sternal notch
and was 3.0 cm in length with a nipple-like protuberance at the cranial end (level of hyoid bone) (Fig.
For classification purposes, the head and neck is divided into three trauma zones: zone 1 includes the area below the sternal notch
, zone 2 extends between the sternal notch
and the mandibular angle, and zone 3 includes the area above the mandibular angle.
The 16 cm of jejunum was anastomosed end-to-side to the laryngopharynx proximally and end-to-end to the normal colon at the level of the sternal notch
Physical examination revealed a small protuberance of tissue in the submental area and a vertically oriented strip of red skin and subcutaneous tissue that terminated inferiorly in a blind pouch just above the sternal notch
. The mandible exhibited midline notching.