incision

(redirected from Incision and drainage)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

incision

1. a cut made with a knife during a surgical operation
2. any indentation in an incised leaf

incision

[in′sizh·ən]
(medicine)
A cut or wound of the body tissue, as an abdominal incision or a vertical or oblique incision.
References in periodicals archive ?
The results of this multicenter prospective randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial, taken together with those of another recent large study, "call into question the perception--largely based on expert opinion or smaller, underpowered, and lower-quality noninferiority trials--that cure rates do not improve with the addition of systemic antibiotic treatment after incision and drainage," said Robert S.
The majority of surgeons manage patients by needle aspiration, or less commonly by incision and drainage on the first presentation.
The current findings further demonstrate that they also are of benefit when used in conjunction with incision and drainage for the treatment of small abscesses.
Surgical procedures involved incision and drainage of abscess (either intraorlly or extraorally) and removal of source of infection.
Post-operative perichondritis was encountered in one patient undergoing incision and drainage with pressure bandage procedure, which could be treated with daily dressing and medications for 10 days.
1) This procedure is considered useful because it is less invasive than a surgical incision and drainage and is tolerable for patients in poor condition.
Conclusion: Incision and drainage for peritonsillar abscess is a superior procedure over needle aspiration in terms of hospital stay and recurrence of abscess while later is superior in terms of frequency of severe post-operative pain.
Group B underwent incision and drainage and evacuation of pus on day 0 followed by repeat drainage on day 1 if required.
The guidelines recommend incision and drainage of purulent skin infections, with the aspirated pus sent off for culture and susceptibility testing.
1) Definitive management should include incision and drainage followed by bilateral nasal packing.
Incision and drainage was planned and insulin was started for blood sugar control.
In this article I give a technical description of the following procedures: fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB), cyst aspiration, core biopsy, punch biopsy, incision and drainage of lactational abscesses, excision biopsy of a breast lump and microdochectomy.