incision

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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.
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This patient with focal left lower-quadrant pain is a candidate for anesthetic trigger point injections in the affected area near her Pfannenstiel incision.
Loos et al found recurrent Pfannenstiel incision to be a significant risk factor for chronic pain (9), but our data did not show an increased incidence of chronic pain among patients who had a previous caesarean delivery.
A critical review of the Pfannenstiel incision in obstetrics and gynaecology.
We describe a rare case of hernia appendicitis through a Pfannenstiel incision.
All patients had a Pfannenstiel incision and all skin sutures were inserted subcutaneously: PGA (absorbable), straight needle size 2/0, continuous suture (Ethicon); nylon (non-absorbable) monofilament, curved needle size 2-0, interrupted sutures (Clinisut); and staples (interrupted placement) (Smith & Nephew)).
Somatic pain after a Pfannenstiel incision corresponds to the L1-L2 dermatomes and is transmitted by the iliohypogastric and ilio-inguinal (IHII) nerves.
Complete evaluation of the myometrial thickness likely could not have been accomplished through a Pfannenstiel incision.
MAUI, HAWAII -- A Pfannenstiel incision is as likely to come apart as a vertical one, despite what some medical textbooks maintain about its superior strength.
Abdomen was opened through pfannenstiel incision and uterus through transverse lower segment incision baby was delivered along with placenta, uterus stitched in double layer.
Supracervical hysterectomy (SCH) via a Pfannenstiel incision in women with a body mass index less than 25 kg/[m.
A myomectomy by Pfannenstiel incision, eventless, with little blood loss, was performed on the patient.