Incision, Exposure, and Closure

  • Jameson L. Chassin


Many dangerous surgical mishaps occur because the operative exposure is inadequate. The first step in obtaining good exposure is a well-planned incision of sufficient length.


Midline Incision Necrotizing Fasciitis Suture Material Wound Dehiscence Abdominal Closure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Clinical SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York Hospital Medical Center of QueensFlushingUSA

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