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incision

 [in-sizh´un]
1. a cut or a wound made by a sharp instrument.
Various abdominal incisions. From Dorland's, 2000.
2. the act of cutting.

in·ci·sion

(in-sizh'ŭn),
A cut; a surgical wound; a division of the body parts, usually made with a knife.
[L. incisio]

incision

/in·ci·sion/ (in-sizh´un)
1. a cut or a wound made by cutting with a sharp instrument.incis´ional
2. the act of cutting.

incision

(ĭn-sĭzh′ən)
n.
Medicine
a. A cut into a body tissue or organ, especially one made during surgery.
b. The scar resulting from such a cut.

incision

[insizh′ən]
Etymology: L, incidere, to cut into
a cut produced surgically by a sharp instrument that creates an opening into an organ or space in the body.

incision

Surgery A cut in the body during surgery. See Fishmouth incision, Kerr incision, Kronig-Selheim incision, Lazy-S incision, Mercedes-Benz incision, Pfannenstiel incision.

in·ci·sion

(in-sizh'ŭn)
A cut; a surgical wound; a division of the soft parts made with a knife.
[L. incisio]

incision

A surgical cut made to achieve access or to allow discharge of unwanted material such as pus. The placement of surgical incisions is often a matter for judgement involving considerations of subsequent wound strength as well as good access.

in·ci·sion

(in-sizh'ŭn)
A cut; a surgical wound; a division of the body parts.
[L. incisio]

incision

1. a cut or a wound made by a sharp instrument.
2. the act of cutting.

bold incision
one described as firm and free in action so as to cut through the skin in a minimum of motions, rather than multiple short, light strokes.
grid incision
a surgical approach through a flank incision in horses and cattle in which the several muscle layers are separated in the direction of their fibers, each of which is different, and the peritoneum is incised in a vertical direction. Called also a modified McBurney incision.
modified McBurney incision
see grid incision (above).
paramedian incision
one located near the midplane, most commonly parallel and close to the linea alba.
relaxing incision
one made to allow movement of skin for closure of a wound or parallel incision.
stab incision
made with the point of a scalpel.
References in periodicals archive ?
However, there are few reports about the condition of the abdominal cavity after using these new types of mesh to repair incisional hernia.
No statistical difference is present between the occurrence of wound dehiscence and incisional hernia formation between continuous and interrupted-X method of closure.
Laparoscopic versus open surgical techniques for ventral or incisional hernia repair.
recurrences in incisional hernias called surgical site occurrences (SSO)
Host of minor and major complications, including anastomotic leak, wound infection, obstruction, wound dehiscence and incisional hernia, are associated with it.
Since its introduction inclusion of a mesh in incisional hernia repair has unquestionably reduced the recurrence rate with the addition of prosthetic to the surgeon armamentarium.
A person who gains significant weight after abdominal surgery, becomes pregnant or lifts heavy objects is most at risk for an incisional hernia," said Dr Anup Panigrahi, head of the minimal invasive surgery department at RAK Hospital.
Las hernias incisionales son causadas por el fracaso de cierre de la pared del abdomen despues de una cirugia abdominal (5), el incremento de la dehiscencia de la herida en este tipo de defectos, influye en la eleccion del cirujano para hacer incisiones transversales, pudiendo realizarse mediante la tecnica laparoscopica o abierta; en la cual, para una revision de Cochrane no se encontraron diferencias entre el riesgo de hernia incisional al comparar incisiones de la linea media con incisiones transversales (6).
had a rred ersity Cork to bli d b k When we gotthey just ftoo highad Lon htahtcapAn" "An incisional hernia is common enough but a little boy who was a conjoined twin, and shared everything with his brother, wouldn't have the same anatomy or the same strength as another child.
Our results are based on a general Danish population, where the recommendation is to repair primary small (less than 2 cm) umbilical hernias with nonabsorbable sutures using open technique and to repair recurrences and all incisional hernias with a mesh, either laparoscopically or by open technique.
The incidence of appendicitis occurring through incisional hernias is even more infrequent.