Results of chest wall resection and reconstruction with and without rigid prosthesis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Prostheses and Implants
  • Prosthesis Implantation
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Thoracic Wall

abstract

  • Our incidence of respiratory failure is lower than previously reported and may relate to our use of rigid repair for defects likely to cause a flail segment. Pneumonectomy plus chest wall resection should be performed only in highly selected patients.

publication date

  • January 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2005.07.001

PubMed ID

  • 16368380

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 279

end page

  • 85

volume

  • 81

number

  • 1