Monday, 8 February 2016


Gridiron's incision(Mc Burney's incision)
Described in 1894 by McBurney, used for appendectomy. An oblique incision made in the right
lower quadrant of the abdomen, classically used for appendectomy Incision is placed perpendicular to the spinoumblical line at McBurney's point, i.e. at the junction of lateral one-third and medial two-third of spino-umblical line.

Kocher’s incision
An oblique incision made in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, classially used for open cholecystectomy . Named after Emil Theodor Kocher . It is appropriate for certain operations on the liver , gallbladder and biliary tract .This shares a name with the Kocher incision used for thyroid surgery: a transverse, slightly curved incision about 2 cm above the sternoclavicular joints;

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