Abdominal Wall Incision - Pfannenstiel
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Abdominal Wall Incision - Pfannenstiel

This Abdominal Wall Incision Pfannenstiel course will teach you:

  • How to approach the abdominal cavity using a Pfannenstiel Incision

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

  • ilioinguinal nerve injury
  • iliohypogastric nerve injury

With the following tips you might perform this Abdominal Wall Incision Pfannenstiel even better:

  • Detaching anterior rectus sheath
  • Silversign
  • Opening of the peritoneum
  • Wound closure in case of peritonitis

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Step by step

Abdominal cavity approach

Skin

Mark

Mark the landmarks: the pubic symphysis, the anterior superior iliac spine and the umbilicus.

Incise

Incise the skin horizontally approximately two fingers-breadth above the pubic symphysis. Make the incision approximately from one superficial epigastric artery to the other; about 8–12 cm in length.

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