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The effect of diaphragmatic plication on chest wall dynamics

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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Source Name: Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery


G. Elshafie, J. Acosta Canon, A. Aliverti, A. Kerr nee Bradley, K. Parker, P.B. Rajesh, B. Naidu

In the last EACTS meeting celebrated in Milan, presented by A. Kerr nee Bradley and colleagues from Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, are the first data in humans showing the improvement in chest wall motion in both operated and contralateral sides following diaphragmatic plication for unilateral paralysis.


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