Dr. med. Dirk Manski

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Subinguinal Incision: Steps of the Surgical Approach

Urologic Indications

Inguinal lymphadenectomy in patients with:

Patient Positioning:

Supine position with slight abduction of the hip and flexion of the knee.

Surgical Technique of an Subinguinal Incision

Wound Closure:

Redon drains, subcutaneous closure with interrupted sutures. Depending on the extend of dissection, myocutaneous flaps are necessary to cover the femoral vessels and to promote wound healing.

fig. groin surgery: approach to the inguinal lymph nodes
Groin incision to approach the inguinal lymph nodes: skin incision 3 cm below and parallel to the inguinal ligament

Index: 1–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


J. A. Smith, S. S. Howards, G. M. Preminger, and R. R. Dmochowski, Hinman’s Atlas of Urologic Surgery Revised Reprint. Elsevier, 2019.

  Deutsche Version: Operativer Zugang zu den inguinalen Lymphknoten