surgical incision


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n surgical incision the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
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It involves making an incision in the eye's cornea with a surgical blade.
Surgical Incision Closure Device.
The INSORB® 1 Single User Forceps is a proprietary medical device that allows a single clinician to close a surgical incision with the INSORB 20 Subcuticular Skin Stapler entirely by themselves.
Meet 'Shrek,' a doctor who insists on surgery in every case—and has a surgical-incision infection rate of 20.
Robotics, which enables three-dimensional imaging and directing surgical moves from a console, improves mobility and surgical control but typically requires multiple small incisions, Lue said.
Surgical solution for heartburn without incisions.
Other types of hernias are caused by pregnancy, trauma or previous surgical incisions.
Another option – one that minimizes pain, scarring and recovery time – is laparoscopy, a decade-old approach involving multiple, smaller abdominal incisions that provide access for a two-dimensional camera and surgical instruments.
If the corn is caused by a bone spur, it's usually a simple office procedure that removes the source of irritation using a small surgical incision.