Classical incision

Classical incision

In a cesarean section, an incision made vertically along the uterus; this kind of incision makes a larger opening but also creates more bleeding, a greater chance of infection, and a weaker scar.
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Two percent of the patients with classical incisions required admission to the intensive care unit, compared with 1% of those in the T-incision group.

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