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  • In general, a surgical incision is made as small and unobtrusive as possible to facilitate safe and timely operating conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two temporary pins were placed into the posterior superior iliac spines, and a small spinous process clamp through a separate skin incision proximally at T2-T3, to mount the Hover-T frame to facilitate computer-guided placement of the robotic screws. (spineuniverse.com)