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Biological vs. Synthetic: The Current Adjunct in Chest Wall Reconstruction
Gaetano Rocco of the National Cancer Institute, Naples, Italy, provides an overview of the surgical techniques and materials used for reconstruction after chest wall resection. Dr. Rocco discusses the pros and cons of synthetic/conventional and biological materials, and shows several examples of chest wall reconstructions.
This presentation was originally given during the SCTS Ionescu University program at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland. This content is published with the permission of SCTS. Please click here for more information on SCTS educational programs.