Lumbotomy incision | definition of lumbotomy incision by Medical dictionary
posterior nephrectomy (redirected from lumbotomy incision)
retroperitoneal removal of a kidney through an incision in the posterior lumbar muscles, usually with the patient in a prone position.
pos·te·ri·or neph·rec·to·my (pos-tēr'ē-ŏr nĕ-frek'tŏ-mē)
Retroperitoneal removal of a kidney through an incision in the posterior lumbar muscles, usually with the patient in a prone position.
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Then a 10 mm (1st) trocar with a foam grip is introduced through the initial lumbotomy incision
and the incision is closed with 2 stitches.
Dorsal lumbotomy incision
in paediatric pyeloplasty.
The authors perform a careful and thorough review of the outcome of the use of a dorsal lumbotomy incision
for pyeloplasty in children.
A switch from flank/subcostal incisions to dorsal lumbotomy incisions
shaved 39 hours off hospital stays, which were close to 1 day by the end of the study period (1986-2002).