transverse abdominal incision

trans·verse ab·dom·i·nal in·ci·sion

an abdominal incision that is placed perpendicular to the axis of the rectus muscles of the abdomen.
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With a low transverse abdominal incision, the aorta just above the lumbosacral promontory is closest to the surgeon (aorta zone III) (FIGURE 2).
The patient was operated through lower transverse abdominal incision under general anaesthesia.
Midline or transverse abdominal incision for right-sided colon cancer-a randomised trial.