Lanz, Otto

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Otto, Swiss surgeon in Holland, 1865-1935.
Lanz incision
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 operation
Lanz point
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 our second case, which was operated via Lanz incision, excision of the ischaemic omentum was done along with the appendectomy.
Patients greater than 15 years of both gender who underwent appendectomy through grid iron or Lanz incision and having complicated appendicitis were included.