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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In all the patients who underwent midline laparotomy, closure was done by a continuous, en masse closure technique using a monofilament, slowly-absorbable suture like polydioxanone (PDS) or polyglyconate (Maxon) while in patients with transverse, oblique or paramedian incisions, layered closure was done using polydioxanone or polyglyconate.
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.