Abdominal Wall Incision - Chevron
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Abdominal Wall Incision - Chevron

This Abdominal Wall Incision – Chevron course will teach you:

  • How to approach the abdominal cavity using a Chevron incision

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during this Abdominal Wall Incision РChevron procedure:

  • Superior epigastric vessels injury
  • Accidental retroperitoneal access

With the following tips you might perform this Abdominal Wall Incision – Chevron procedure even better:

  • Getting a better exposure
  • Keeping enough distance from the costal arch
  • Silversign
  • Closure of the abdominal fascia
  • Wound closure in case of peritonitis

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Step by step

Abdominal cavity approach

Skin

Mark

Mark the costal margin.

Incise

Incise the skin 2.5cm below the xiphoid process and extend to lateral about 2.5 cm below the costal margin. The incision can be extended to the lateral side if necessary.

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