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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Minimally invasive TLIF uses a paramedian incision that spares the spinous process and interspinous ligament and retains the corresponding blood supply compared to the traditional open TLIF.
Because of the uncertinity of the diagnosis an exploratory laparotomy was performed through a right paramedian incision under emergency settings.
Forty-five minutes after the infusion had begun a right paramedian incision was done.
The identification of the sinoatrial nodal artery (SAN), as either right or left coronary artery branch, was made by a careful dissection thought a paramedian incision in the sternocostal joint.
The anterior cervical region of the rat was shaved and a right paramedian incision made.
Patient was operated with a right paramedian incision. There was an ileo-colocolic intussusception present in the right upper quadrant with a lump of about 16 cms length in transverse colon.
A 10cm long left paramedian incision parallel to penis was made anterior to rudimentary teats between the scrotum and umbilicus.
On performing a physical examination, a right paramedian incision scar due to having undergone appendectomy was observed.
Incidence of Abdominal Wound Dehiscence (Midline Vs Paramedian Incision Closed With Vicryl No.1) Ann King Edward Med Coll 2001;7:38-40.