Abdominal Wall Incision - Mini Transverse
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Abdominal Wall Incision - Mini Transverse

This Abdominal Wall Incision – Mini Transverse course will teach you:

  • How to approach the abdominal cavity using a mini transverse incision

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

  • Keeping enough distance from the costal arch
  • Silversign
  • Wound closure in case of peritonitis

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Step by step

Abdominal cavity approach

Skin

Mark

Mark the incision 1 hand width under the xiphoid process and 1 cm to the right lateral side of the midline. This location corresponds with the fundus of the gallbladder.

Incise

Make a 5 centimeter horizontal skin incision with a scalpel. If more exposure is needed, this skin incision can be extended over the midline towards the left side.

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