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  • adj. Relating to an incision


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  • The most common include incisional, occurring in an area weakened by a surgical procedure; femoral, on the outer groin; umbilical, in the belly button; hiatal, in the upper stomach; pelvic floor; and inguinal, in the inner groin.

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  • An incisional biopsy takes a sample of a lump or abnormal tissue, while an excisional biopsy takes the entire lump or area.

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  • "Surgical repair, even though it's a very good operation, has this instance of incisional hernias and bowel obstruction that somewhat tarnishes it," said vascular surgeon Robert M. Zwolak of Dartmouth M.dical School, who had read the study.

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  • Some of the dangers associated with gastric bypass surgery are like any other surgery -- incisional hernias, bleeding during the procedure.

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  • In any event the result of the Lagrange operation proper, as well as my modification of it, is to produce a drainage-oedema about the incisional wound which persists almost indefinitely.

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  • By month 36, 4.8% of patients had undergone an incisional surgical procedure to reduce elevated pressure versus 3.7% of patients by month 24.

  • Patients assigned to the step-up approach had a lower rate of incisional hernias (7% vs. 24%, P = 0.03) and new-onset diabetes (16% vs. 38%, P = 0.02).

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  • Conceptus, Inc., developer of the Essure procedure, the first proven non-incisional permanent birth ...


  • All subjects underwent a sc adipose tissue incisional biopsy from the lower abdominal wall and insulin sensitivity testing using a frequently sampled iv glucose tolerance test.

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  • In January 2009, Todd suffered a serious setback - an incisional hernia - and spent another



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