Surgical incisions

Known as: Surgical incision, Incision, Incisional 
An intentional cut made to an individual's body with the intent of performing a diagnostic or therapeutic intervention.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Importance The human and financial costs of treating surgical site infections (SSIs) are increasing. The number of surgical… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Since the patient's skin is a major source of pathogens that cause surgical-site infection, optimization of… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
BACKGROUND Incisional hernias occur frequently after abdominal surgery and can cause serious complications. The choice of a type… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the best treatment of incisional hernia, taking into account recurrence… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the type of prosthetic material and technique of placement influenced long-term complications… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To design a surgical technique for transplantation of posterior corneal tissue, while leaving the recipient anterior… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
In this study, we developed a rat model of incisional pain. A 1-cm longitudinal incision was made through skin, fascia and muscle… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Laparoscopic techniques were used in five cases to repair incisional abdominal hernias ranging in size from 1.5 to 6 cm2. Four to… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Randomized, controlled trials have shown that prophylactic antibiotics are effective in preventing surgical-wound… (More)
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Review
1989
Review
1989
One hundred years ago, Edoardo Bassini said: “L'ernia é una malattia meccanica.” Before that, Ambroise Paré (1598) and Joseph… (More)
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