Pfannenstiel

Pfan·nen·stiel

(fahn'ĕn-shtēl),
Hermann Johann, German gynecologist, 1862-1909. See: Pfannenstiel incision.
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WEDNESDAY, July 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- With cesarean deliveries, wound complications are similar for tissue adhesive and sterile strips when used after closure of a Pfannenstiel skin incision, according to a study published online July 9 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Former champion Paul Pfannenstiel never gives up on a shot or a game, and Roberts was happy to get out of their semifinal in two games.
Sixty-two patients who underwent a cesarean section through a primary Pfannenstiel incision were included.
About 90% of women had a Pfannenstiel skin incision, with a low transverse uterine incision.
(3.) McVey DS, Drolet BS, Ruder MG, Wilson WC, Nayduch D, Pfannenstiel R, et al.
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Upon obtaining the patient's consent for salpingo-oophorectomy, the abdomen was exposed by a Pfannenstiel incision under emergency conditions.
The abdomen was opened by Pfannenstiel incision or, if the patient has had a cesarean section after which she bled, the same incision was re-opened.
Following Pfannenstiel mini-incision, the resection specimen was taken out of the abdomen within a container (Endobag[TM]; Covidien, USA).
On examination, it was found that the patient had a palpable mass of about 40x30 mm in the left part of healthy Pfannenstiel scar.
After cesarean delivery of a transverse baby through a Pfannenstiel incision and removal of the placenta, a 5-6 cm area of tissue loss was detected at the anterior wall of the uterus and bleeding occurred from the cervix and posterior wall of the bladder.
Pfannenstiel incisions are popular because of their obvious cosmetic benefit.