Dr. med. Dirk Manski

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Gibson Incision

Urologic Indications

In urology, a gibson incision is used for renal transplantation or as an extraperitoneal approach to the distal ureter with low morbidity. The gibson incision cannot be extended easily in case of unexpected intraoperative situations.

Preoperative Patient Preparation

Surgical Technique of a Gibson Incision

fig. gibson incision

Gibson incision: the incision starts 2 cm medial to the spina iliaca ant. sup. and is continued (3 cm cranial to the inguinal ligament) to the lateral border of the rectus sheat.

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