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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

(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

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]
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Other information collected included indications, intubation time (0-21 days and more than 21 days), the experience of the surgeon (0-5 years and more than 5 years), surgical time (less than 30 minutes and more than 30 minutes) and surgical preferences (skin incision and tracheal incision) were compared to early and late complications.
Astigmatism after superonasal and superotemporal clear corneal incisions in phacoemulsification.
All patients were divided into groups according to the site of trocar insertion and incision type then compared in terms of cosmetic outcome.
Any time your cat moves, she can put strain on an incision. While most incisions should be able to withstand some tension on them, being too active can put excessive strain on the sutures and can cause them to break or tear through the skin.
With the assistance of a pocketknife, an incision was performed on half of these chestnuts and the pericarp was removed from the thinnest layer; the other half remained intact.
Addition of rectus sheath relaxation incisions to emergency midline laparotomy for peritonitis to prevent fascial dehiscence.
The study found that while women with a high BMI were more likely to have a longer surgical incision, not all women with longer surgical incisions were obese.
Surgically induced astigmatism after 3.0 mm temporal and nasal clear corneal incisions in bilateral cataract surgery.
A separate inguinal incision for hernias or both inguinal and scrotal incisions was made for orchidopexy.
Oncoplastic incisions are intended to prevent any defects after breast surgery.
Even though other studies have reported on the postoperative corneal astigmatism and SIA accompanying the size, shape, and location of incisions performed in MSICS in developing countries, none of these studies concentrated on a cohort of ATR astigmatism cataract patients who underwent superior approach MSICS [12-14, 20].