Bone allograft is used in orthopedics for filling bony defects and restoring skeletal continuity. The authors have applied it to chest wall reconstruction and long-term stabilization.
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Chest Wall - Reconstruction
July 4, 2018
Hybrid Uniportal VATS Technique for Left Upper Lobectomy With Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction
May 14, 2018
The authors demonstrate a hybrid uniportal VATS left upper lobectomy with chest wall resection and reconstruction.
March 14, 2018
Filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting, Joel Dunning, Dawn Jaroszewski, and Daniel Miller discuss important considerations in relation to the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum.
August 2, 2017
This clinical case describes the concomitant closure of an atrial septal defect and correction of pectus excavatum in a patient with Holt-Oram Syndrome.
March 20, 2017
This video shows a sternal reconstruction using a fibula allograft in a 71-year-old with a sternal defect.
August 3, 2016
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.
July 7, 2015
This video shows how to use orthopedic screws and bone cement molded in a latex drain for a very strong rib reconstruction. The author believes that the procedure is easy to implement, versatile, and economical.