Incision may refer to: Cutting, the separation of an object, into two or more portions, through the application of an acutely directed force. Incised, cut, particularly with a "V" shape. A type of open wound caused by a clean, sharp-edged object such as a knife, razor, or glass splinter. Surgical incision, a cut made through the skin and soft tissue to facilitate an operation or procedure. River incision, in geomorphology. Incisions (album), by American deathcore band Oceano.
An incision is a cut through the skin that is made during surgery. It is also called a surgical wound. Some incisions are small, others are long. Sometimes, an incision breaks open. This may happen along the entire cut or just part of it. Your doctor may decide not to close it again with sutures (stitches). What to Expect at Home. If your doctor does not close your wound again with sutures, you need to care for it at home, since it may take time to heal. The wound will heal from the bottom to the top. A dressing helps absorb drainage and keep the skin from closing before the wound underneath fills in. Proper Handwashing. It is important to clean your hands before you change your dressing.
Obverse and its opposite, reverse, refer to the two flat faces of coins and some other two-sided objects, including paper money, flags, seals, medals, drawings, old master prints and other works of art, and printed fabrics. In this usage, obverse means the front face of the object and reverse means the back face. The obverse of a coin is commonly called heads, because it often depicts the head of a prominent person, and the reverse tails.
When you’re recovering from surgery, the last thing you want is a problem with your incision. An incision is the cut or wound from a surgery. It is sewn closed by your doctor. It may also be stapled, taped, or glued closed. Surgical incisions require certain care to avoid infection or further damage.
After surgery, you will need to take care of the incision as it heals. Doing so may limit scarring, may help you avoid pain or discomfort, and may help lower the risk of problems like infection. Your doctor used either stitches, staples, tissue glue, or tape strips to close the incision. And you will need to keep the area clean, change the dressing according to your doctor's instructions, and watch for signs of infection. Tips for reducing the risk of infection. To reduce the risk of infection: Ask your doctor how long you need to keep the area dry. Follow your doctor's instructions.
How to Brace Your Surgical Incision. Bracing Your Incision-Incisions, especially abdominal incisions, cause a weakness in the skin. So while a cough, sneeze, lifting objects and bearing down to have a bowel movement may be normal activities, they can cause problems after surgery. To prevent your incision from opening, a serious medical problem known as dehiscence, it is important to brace your incision. In the first weeks after surgery, hold a pillow gently but firmly over your incision when you sneeze, cough or vomit
A reverse-U incision with V-Y plasty was used in 20 patients with mild to moderate unilateral cleft lip nasal deformities. An open rhinoplasty incision combined with the reverse-U incision and V-Y plasty was used in 11 patients with severe unilateral cleft lip nasal deformities. A bilateral reverse-U incision and a trans-columellar incision were used in the four patients with bilateral cleft lip nasal deformities. Four patients had fair results and two patients had poor results. In addition, this technique provides ample advancement and repositioning of the mucochondrial flap and simultaneous correction of the nasal vestibular web.
Reverse Shoulder Replacement for arthritis and massive rotator cuff tears Surgery with a reverse prosthesis can lessen shoulder pain and improve function in shoulders with failed surgery or combined arthritis, rotator cuff tears and instability Reverse Total Shoulder for Combined Shoulder Arthritis and Massive Rotator Cuff Tear and for Failed Conventional Total Shoulder Replacement. The reverse total shoulder replacement arthroplasty enables experienced shoulder surgeons to treat patients with conditions that previously had no solution. These conditions include rotator cuff tear arthropathy, instability with anterosuperior escape, pseudoparalysis, and failures of surgery for arthritis and facture management. The area of the skin incision must be clean and free from sores and scratches. Before surgery the individual should consider the limitations, alternatives, and risks of surgery.