chevron incision

chev·ron in·ci·sion

a bilateral subcostal incision in the abdomen, in the shape of an inverted "V"; used in upper abdominal procedures.
A bilateral subcostal incision in the abdomen, in the shape of an inverted 'V', used in upper gastrointestinal, renal, or adrenal surgery
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To calculate the amount of surgically induced astigmatism in straight incision, frown incision and modified chevron incision in MSICS.
Group III Consisted of 63 cases of Modified chevron incision
The second is a chevron incision with 3- to 4-mm limbs over the oral commissure on the paretic side just lateral to the vermilion border.
After a preoperative medical consult and adequate preoperative catecholamine blockade, the patient underwent bilateral open adrenal-ectomies with a chevron incision.
To calculate the amount of surgically induced astigmatism in frown incision and chevron incision in MSICS.
Our study shows that chevron incision gives very little amount of surgically induced astigmatism of up to 0.
The Surgically induced astigmatism with chevron incision is 0.
Given that the patient was hemodynamically stable and showed no cardiac or pulmonary compromise, a right radical nephrectomy and caval thrombectomy was performed via a chevron incision.