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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Launched in October 2018, the Phase 2 clinical trial is a prospective, multicenter, randomized, controlled, single-blind, two arm study to assess the safety and efficacy of D-PLEX100 administered concomitantly with the Standard of Care (SOC), compared to SOC treated control arm, in the prevention of post-abdominal surgery incisional infection (superficial and deep) over a period of 30 days, stated the company.
Both methods have different outcome in terms of operating time, postop pain, hospital stay and postop morbidity like incisional hernia.
Malavika Prabhu, M.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues evaluated whether a liposomal bupivacaine incisional block decreases postoperative pain after cesarean delivery.
Incisional biopsy###Inflammatory dermatosis (porokeratosis)
Laparoscopic repair of incisional abdominal hernias using expanded polytetrafluoroethylene: preliminary findings.
For the purpose of this calculation, mean drainage time in onlay group was taken as 7.47+-1.7 days and in sublay group as 4.5+-1.1 days.8 Patients included were of either gender aged 28-52 years who had ventral abdominal hernia, including epigastric, paraumbilical and incisional. Patients who presented with strangulation were excluded from the study.
Incisional hernias by definition develop at sites where an incision has been made for some prior abdominal procedure.
Incisional hernia is a significant complication after laparotomy; its incidence ranges between 10% and 20% (1-4).
A solid heterogeneous mass detected in 22 (91.6%) patients, an incisional hernia was detected in one (4.2%), and a mass sporadically containing a solid area suggestive of an abscess was detected in one (4.2%).
Compared to patients without POA, patients with POA had a higher risk of incisional SSI (12% versus 6%, P = 0.04) (Table 3).
We subsequently diagnosed intraoperatively a subcutaneous abscess and emphysema with an enteroparietal fistula caused by a ruptured sigmoid diverticulum in an incisional hernia.