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incision

a surgical cut into soft tissue; a notch as in the edge of a leaf
Not to be confused with:
abscission – an act of cutting off; the process by which plant parts, such as leaves, are shed

in·ci·sion

 (ĭn-sĭzh′ən)
n.
1. The act of incising.
2. Medicine
a. A cut into a body tissue or organ, especially one made during surgery.
b. The scar resulting from such a cut.
3. A notch, as in the edge of a leaf.
4. The condition or quality of being incisive; incisiveness.

incision

(ɪnˈsɪʒən)
n
1. the act of incising
2. a cut, gash, or notch
3. (Surgery) a cut made with a knife during a surgical operation
4. (Botany) any indentation in an incised leaf
5. rare incisiveness

in•ci•sion

(ɪnˈsɪʒ ən)

n.
1. a cut, gash, or notch.
2. the act of incising.
3. a surgical cut into a tissue or organ.
4. incisiveness; keenness.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incision - a depression scratched or carved into a surfaceincision - a depression scratched or carved into a surface
imprint, impression, depression - a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"
scotch, score - a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
2.incision - the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
cutting, cut - the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
gastromy - surgical incision into the stomach
perineotomy - surgical incision into the perineum
laparotomy - surgical incision into the abdominal wall; often done to examine abdominal organs
orchotomy - surgical incision into the testis to obtain material for analysis (as in cases of abnormally low sperm count)
sclerotomy - surgical incision of the sclerotic coat of the eye
nephrotomy - incision into a kidney (usually to remove a kidney stone)
thoracotomy - surgical incision into the chest walls opening up the pleural cavity
valvotomy, valvulotomy - incision into a stenosed cardiac valve to relieve the obstruction
phlebotomy, venesection - surgical incision into a vein; used to treat hemochromatosis
vasosection, vasotomy - surgical incision into or division of the vas deferens

incision

noun cut, opening, slash, notch, slit, gash It involves making a tiny incision in the skin.

incision

noun
The result of cutting:
Translations
شَق ، قَطْعقَطْع
incizeřez
indsnitsnit
bemetszésmetszés
skurîur
priekinis dantis
iegriezumsincīzija, griezums
incíziarezák

incision

[ɪnˈsɪʒən] Nincisión f

incision

[ɪnˈsɪʒən] nincision f

incision

nSchnitt m; (Med) → Einschnitt m

incision

[ɪnˈsɪʒn] nincisione f

incision

(inˈsiʒən) noun
1. a cut, especially one made in a person's body by a surgeon.
2. the act of cutting especially by a surgeon.
incisor (inˈsaizə) noun
one of the four front cutting teeth in the upper or lower jaw.

in·ci·sion

n. incisión, corte, cortadura;
___ biopsybiopsia de corte parcial.

incision

n incisión f, herida; — and drainage (I&D) incisión y drenaje
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The conventional treatment of breast abscess has been surgical incision and drainage. Drainage of breast abscess has undergone a gradual change from invasive to minimally invasive approach of USG guided percutaneous needle aspiration and antibiotic coverage.
Penile abscess can be successfully treated with incision and drainage combined with systemic antibiotics.
Generally, abscess drainage is performed via two common ways: needle aspiration or incision and drainage. Both procedures are invasive and were described to be painful but effective with a low to moderate rate of recurrences (incision and drainage: 4.7%, needle aspiration: 24.5%).
We successfully performed endoscopic surgery for incision and drainage of the abscess using a rigid curved laryngoscope that is a specially designed laryngoscope developed by Satou (Satou's Curved Laryngo-Pharyngo Scope[R]; Nagashima Medical Instruments Company, Tokyo, Japan).
(1,2) The conventional treatment for acute pilonidal abscess is indisputably incision and drainage. However, development of chronic PS is common after this procedure (16-92.5%).
For patients who have a single, small skin abscess, the addition of oral antibiotics to standard incision and drainage of the lesion improves cure rates and decreases recurrence rates, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The management of PTA varies from antibiotic administration, needle aspiration, incision and drainage, quinsy tonsillectomy.
Bartholin's gland cysts and abscesses may present with different symptoms, and the required surgical management should be marsupialization and not incision and drainage. Though the incision and drainage procedure was shown to be relatively quick and easy to perform and was proven to be quick on cure rate, among patients receiving this type of surgical technique, it has been shown to have increased tendency of recurrences in a patient with Bartholin's gland abscess [10].
NEW ORLEANS -- Both clindamycin and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) were superior to placebo when used after incision and drainage for the treatment of small, uncomplicated abscesses in children and adults in a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study.
Most commonly employed surgical treatment was extraction of tooth with intra-oral incision and drainage of abscess in 69.2% cases.
If a carbuncle is persistent and drainage and healing haven't already occurred spontaneously, incision and drainage (together with removal of the core of the carbuncle) may occasionally be necessary.
In general, superficial and deep intramuscular abscesses as septic joints, discitis, and epidural abscess are most commonly treated with a combination of antibiotics and surgical incision and drainage. (1-4) While patients with diseases need optimal management, a majority of them are not able to tolerate surgical procedures due to a poor general condition.