flank incision

flank in·ci·sion

an incision usually made near and parallel to the 12th rib or between the iliac crest and the rib.

flank in·ci·sion

(flangk in-sizh'ŭn)
An incision usually made near and parallel to the 12th rib or between the iliac crest and the rib.
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Haemorrhage occurred due to damage to a tiny peritoneal blood vessel during flank incision which led to trickling of blood in peritoneal gutters but this bleeding point did not required any hemostasis as bleeding was self limiting.
Flank incision is a familiar incision to urologists, but the traditional incision over 12th or 11th rib may not permit adequate exposure of the adrenal mass and its vasculature.
For anatrophic nephrolithotomy the kidney is approached through the standard flank incision.
He underwent surgery and en-bloc resection of the tumour via a left oblique flank incision was performed (Figure 2).
This is usually completed as a day procedure by your vet, either by flank incision (over the left side of your cat) or midline (over the tummy).
Under spinal and epidural anesthesia with right flank incision and retroperitoneal approach, after proximal control of the graft with nylon tape (Fig.
Permanent flank bulge is a consequence of flank incision for radical nephrectomy in one half of patients.
Rumenotomy was performed through left flank incision (posterior and parallel to the last rib) using Weingarth's rumenotomy set by standard technique.
The main disadvantages of the flank incision are increased postoperative pain and prolonged recovery consequent to the incision of multiple muscle layers.
If the authors are promoting this technique over a flank incision, the results are a little disappointing.
11] Open renal surgery, particularly through the commonly used flank incision, is a source of flank bulge and chronic pain in a significant proportion of patients.
Since a flank incision may be associated with a more complicated and lengthy convalescence, the inherent risks of open partial nephrectomy need to be carefully balanced with potential benefits.