Y incision from the left shoulder, down under the nipples and over to the right shoulder. Then place the scalpel in the pit of the abdomen, below the sternum and cut straight down and left of the belly button.
Two Methods for Organ Removal--named for two German pathologists
Rokitansky procedure:organs all come out at once.
Virchow procedure: each organ is removed separately and immediately examined.
A second incision of the body circumnavigates the skull from ear-to-ear behind the head.