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Infantile pyloric stenosis - Series—Incision

Incision

Overview

After general anesthesia is administered and the patient is in deep sleep and pain free, the abdomen is cleaned and draped. A small incision is made in the abdomen.

Update Date 7/10/2015

Updated by: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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