Chest Wall Reconstruction Using a Methyl Methacrylate Neo-Rib and Mesh Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Methylmethacrylate
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Polypropylenes
  • Prostheses and Implants
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Ribs
  • Surgical Mesh
  • Thoracic Wall

abstract

  • Prosthetic reconstruction of the chest wall after oncologic resection is performed by means of various techniques using different materials. We describe a new technique of chest wall reconstruction that includes the use of Marlex mesh and the creation of a neo-rib from a Steinmann pin and methyl methacrylate.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4978354

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.02.127

PubMed ID

  • 26234861

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 744

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 100

number

  • 2