Lanz incision | definition of Lanz incision by Medical dictionary
Lanz, Otto (redirected from Lanz incision)
Lanz, Otto, Swiss surgeon in Holland, 1865-1935.
Lanz line - a horizontal plane marking the boundary between the lateral and umbilical regions superiorly and the inguinal and pubic regions inferiorly. Synonym(s): interspinal plane
Lanz low-pressure cuff endotracheal tube
Lanz tracheostomy tube
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At laparotomy by Lanz incision
, a six inches length, tubular, distally-communicating duplication of the ileum was found.
After resuscitation Lanz incision
was given and peritoneal cavity was opened.
In 22 a laparotomy was performed, in 36 a Lanz incision
and in 3 a laparoscopy.
Inclusion criteria involved patients of both genders, older than 15 years undergoing appendectomy through grid iron or Lanz incision
and having per-operative findings of complicated appendicitis (grossly inflamed, gangrenous or perforated appendix).
Operating time for laparoscopic group was 1.02(1-1.5) hours with only six conversion into Lanz incisions
. In the open group the operating time was 51.5 min (30-90 min) and there were 40 laparotomies due to uncertain diagnosis, in three cases due to extensive adhesions appendectomy could not be performed.