The McBurney incision has largely been supplanted by the Rockey-Davis incision, which is oriented transversely as opposed to obliquely, allowing for better. Rockey-Davis incision. Transverse skin incision in right lower quadrant with muscle splitting technique used in appendectomy. Cases have been seen in which an abdominal incision extends from the xyphoid process to the . Transverse or Davis-Rockey Incision (fig ‚Äč(fig10)10) ().

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Using an absorbable suture material like chromic catgut for subcuticular closure allows early discharge since there is no need to remove the suture. Alternatively, vertical incisions may be placed in a paramedian position, an approach that was previously more popular than it is today but continues to have its proponents.

Its anterior and posterior sheaths are closed without any serious weakening of the abdominal muscle because the incision passes between adjacent nerves without injuring them.

Choice of incision in surgical management of small bowel perforations in enteric fever. Case for midline incisions.

If your institution subscribes to this resource, and you don’t have a MyAccess Profile, please contact your library’s reference desk for information on how to gain access to this resource from off-campus. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 6: Consideration should be given wherever possible, to siting the incisions in natural skin creases or along Langer’s lines.


American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 1: Surgical Incisions-Their anatomical basis. Obstetrics Gynaecology, 70 5: Healing dzvis the scar, in effect, simply results in the formation of a man made additional fibrous intersection in the muscle Pemberton and Manaz, Cases have been seen in which an abdominal incision extends from the xyphoid process to the symphysis pubis daviz to incisioh a perforated appendix!

British Journal of Surgery, 67 6: Search within a content type, and even narrow to one or more resources. Annals of Surgery, A paramedian incision below the umbilicus is made in a similar manner. Carl Langenbuch and the Lazarus Hospital: This is the classic location of the appendix. Because the linea alba is anatomically narrow at the inferior portion of the abdominal wall, the rectus sheath may be opened unintentionally, although this is of no consequence.


There is this wrong notion that the only standard abdominal incision is the midline incision.

Special attention is needed for control of the branches of the superior epigastric vessels, which lie posterior to and under the lateral portion of the rectus muscle. Abdominal incisions incison closures.

American Journal of Surgery, 2: A randomized controlled trial”. It tends to weaken and strip off the muscles from its lateral vascular and nerve supply resulting in atrophy of the muscle medial to the incision. When liver resection is anticipated, it is now more common to give a sternum splitting incision than to extending it into uncision right pleural space Sato et al, Also, Atlas of Surgical Procedures, and some described procedures in some surgical textbook of surgery were consulted.

This gives excellent access to the upper abdominal viscera and, in particular to all the diaphragmatic hiatuses Yoshinaga, ; Motsay et al, ; Brooks et al, Spontaneous renal allograft rupture 4 years after transplantation.

But these have to be removed later after the healing process has been completed. Journal rockfy The Anatomical Society of India 50 1: Non-absorbable suture inxision like prolene or nylon sutures are also ideal for subcuticular skin closure. Inguinal Incision This is the standard incision for inguinal herniorrhaphy.

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But also serves the same purpose in terms of exposure for a surgical procedure. The specific problem is: The incision is deepened through fat and superficial fascia to expose both anterior rectus sheaths, which are divided along the entire length of the incision. Since the appendix is a mobile part of the body, it may be found in various places in the right lower quadrant.


It doesn’t give good access to contralateral structures.

Certain incisions, popular in the past, have been abandoned, and appropriately so. Transverse incisions include the Kocher subcostal incision, transverse muscle rockeu, McBurney, Pfannenstiel, and Maylard incisions. In such circumstances, it is very difficult, or indeed impossible to dissect the rectus muscle away from the rectus sheath. Planning of an abdominal incision: The patient is placed in the “cork-screw” position. Abdominal wall considerations and complications in reoperative surgery.

Otherwise, the two incisions are similar. The fascial fibers of the anterior abdominal wall are oriented transversely or obliquely. Wikipedia articles needing reorganization from June Articles lacking in-text citations from December All articles lacking in-text citations Articles needing cleanup from March All pages needing cleanup Cleanup tagged articles with a reason field from March Wikipedia pages needing cleanup from March Technical inciion of minicholecystectomy.

The small eighth thoracic nerve will almost invariably be divided; the large ninth nerve must be seen and preserved to prevent weakening of the abdominal musculature.

Skin and subcutaneous fat are divided along the length of the wound. However, in obstructed inguinal hernia, during an attempt to operate on the patient, after anaesthesia and during skin preparation for surgery, the obstructed loop may slip back inside the abdomen because of the relaxation of the muscle.


For best exposure, incision should be adapted after physical examination at the maximum point of tenderness. A short, stocky person sometimes has a longer incision and frequently davia exposure, if the incision is transverse. Japanese Circ Journal, 33