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incision for parotid surgery

Modified blair incision

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Incision for tumors involving the maxilla

Weber-ferguson incison

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Incision for thyroid surgery

Kocher incision

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Incision for open heart surgery
Access to anterior mediastinal structures

Median sternotomy

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Incision for lung surgery

Posterolateral thoracotomy

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Incision for open chest massage (left anterolateral thoracotomy)

Anterior (anterolateral) thoracotomy

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Usually used as an extension of the emergency anterior thoracotomy performed in bilateral chest injuries

Transverse thoracosternotomy or clamshell thoracotomy

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Incision for exposure of hilar and subclavian vessels (vascular trauma)

Trapdoor thoracotomy

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Incision for almost all operations in the abdomen and retroperitoneum

Midline incision

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Provides laterality to the midline incision allowing access to latyeral structures (kidney, adrenals, spleen)

Paramedian incision

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Incision for cholecystectomy

Right kocher subcostal incision

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Incision for elective splenectomy

Left-sided subcostal incision

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Incision for appendectomy or cecostomy

McBurney incision

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Incision for access to pevic organs, bladder, prostate and CS

Pfannenstiel incision