paramedian incision


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par·a·me·di·an in·ci·sion

an incision lateral to the midline.

par·a·me·di·an in·ci·sion

(par'ă-mē'dē-ăn in-sizh'ŭn)
An incision lateral to the midline.

paramedian incision

A surgical incision, esp. of the abdominal wall, close to the midline.
See also: incision

incision

1. a cut or a wound made by a sharp instrument.
2. the act of cutting.

bold incision
one described as firm and free in action so as to cut through the skin in a minimum of motions, rather than multiple short, light strokes.
grid incision
a surgical approach through a flank incision in horses and cattle in which the several muscle layers are separated in the direction of their fibers, each of which is different, and the peritoneum is incised in a vertical direction. Called also a modified McBurney incision.
modified McBurney incision
see grid incision (above).
paramedian incision
one located near the midplane, most commonly parallel and close to the linea alba.
relaxing incision
one made to allow movement of skin for closure of a wound or parallel incision.
stab incision
made with the point of a scalpel.
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A longitudinal paramedian incision approximately 3.
This study found that the clinical efficacy of this minimally invasive modified TLIF with a small single posterior median incision was the same as that of the previous double paramedian incision.
In conclusion, through this clinical comparison study, we considered the Mast Quadrant-assisted minimally invasive modified TLIF with a small single posterior median incision to have excellent clinical operation feasibility compared to the minimally invasive TLIF with a double paramedian incision.
There were 38 peritonitis cases operated by in midline incision group, as compared to 10 cases in paramedian incision group.
6) This is because of paramedian incision is more tedious to learn and precision is required to avoid injury to inferior epigastric vessels which are present in the rectus box and also because of layered closure, anterior rectus and posterior rectus.
Peritoneal closure after lateral paramedian incision.
In Gilbert (3) and Ellis (1) study of peritoneal closure in the lateral paramedian incisions, wound disruption rates did not alter in both groups in whom peritoneum was closed with number one chromic catgut and in those in whom peritoneum was not closed.