Abdominal Wall Incision - Lower Midline
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Abdominal Wall Incision - Lower Midline

This Abdominal Wall Incision – Lower Midline course will teach you:

  • How to approach the abdominal cavity using a lower midline incision

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

  • Necrosis due to firmly tying

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

  • Minimizing incision scarring
  • Linea alba identification
  • Silversign
  • Opening of the peritoneum
  • Closure of the peritoneum
  • Subfascial knot
  • Wound closure in case of peritonitis

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Step by step

Abdominal cavity approach

Skin

Incise

Incise the skin in the midline from the umbilicus to the pubic bone.

Incision scarring

To minimize postoperative scarring, the skin incision is placed preferably over old incision scars.

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