Lumbotomy
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Lumbotomy

This Lumbotomy course will teach you:

  • How to approach the retroperitoneum using a lumbotomy incision

Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during this Lumbotomy procedure:

  • Perforation of the peritoneum

With the following tips you might perform this Lumbotomy procedure even better:

  • Splitting of the internal oblique muscle
  • Patient positioning during wound closure

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Step by step

Retroperitoneal approach

Skin

Mark

Mark the anterior superior iliac spine, the 12th rib and the incision line running between these two structures on the skin.

Incise

Incise the skin along the skin markings.

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