chevron incision

chev·ron in·ci·sion

a bilateral subcostal incision in the abdomen, in the shape of an inverted "V"; used in upper abdominal procedures.
A bilateral subcostal incision in the abdomen, in the shape of an inverted 'V', used in upper gastrointestinal, renal, or adrenal surgery
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A curved Chevron incision was made over the stretched out sublingual mucosa, above the submandibular ducts, exposing the cyst.
The second is a chevron incision with 3- to 4-mm limbs over the oral commissure on the paretic side just lateral to the vermilion border.
After a preoperative medical consult and adequate preoperative catecholamine blockade, the patient underwent bilateral open adrenal-ectomies with a chevron incision. Intraoperatively, there were no surgical complications; however, given the size of the mass, it was difficult to isolate the adrenal vein early and subsequent manipulation of the mass resulted in blood pressure fluctuations, despite preoperative blockade.
To calculate the amount of surgically induced astigmatism in straight incision, frown incision and modified chevron incision in MSICS.
* Group III Consisted of 63 cases of Modified chevron incision
This can be improved upon with the help of Reverse side pockets in the form of Modified chevron incision; reverse side pockets prevent sagging of wound to considerable extent hence can be helpful in reducing postoperative Astigmatism.
Given that the patient was hemodynamically stable and showed no cardiac or pulmonary compromise, a right radical nephrectomy and caval thrombectomy was performed via a chevron incision. This was followed by a sternotomy and pulmonary artery thromboembolectomy with cardio-pulmonary bypass.
To calculate the amount of surgically induced astigmatism in frown incision and chevron incision in MSICS.
Our study shows that chevron incision gives very little amount of surgically induced astigmatism of up to 0.75 D in a major proportion of eyes i.e 87%.
The Surgically induced astigmatism with chevron incision is 0.25D-0.45D less than that with frown incision.