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What type of surgery would necessitate an incision from just

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what type of surgery would necessitate an incision from just above the uterus to the navel I am referring to 1957as my wife died 6years ago without telling me
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 years ago.
This is Dr. Davidthis is a verticle lower abdominal incision and any sort of lower abdominal surgery such as a lower anterior resection of a rectal mass or bladder surgery or diverticulosis bowel surgery would have been done through a lower abdominal incision like this.I am sorry about your wife.did she have any bowel problems that she would have needed surgery for?