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Chest Wall - Reconstruction
In Global News: Updated US TAVR Coverage Decision, 3D Modeling for Chest Wall Reconstruction, and Disparity in Eligibility for Lung Cancer Screening
June 28, 2019
January 28, 2019
The authors describe the surgical resection of a chest wall dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and reconstruction using deltopectoral fasciocutaneous flaps.
January 24, 2019
Filmed at the 2018 EACTS Annual Meeting in Milan, Italy, Leanne Harling, Mustafa Yuksel, and Ian Hunt discuss the management of pectus deformities.
August 13, 2018
A brief readable commentary on the Robiscek technique on the occasion of a meta-analysis of an expensive alternative.
July 4, 2018
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.
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.
February 28, 2018
The authors retrospectively examined the mid-term outcomes in 34 patients who required stabilization of the sternum with the Synthes Titanium Sternal Fixation System for either established sternal dehiscence or high risk for sternal dehiscence. Reported outcomes (at a median follow-up period of 1.4 years) were as follows:
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.
July 22, 2017
A Letter to the Editor of Lung Cancer that was kindly brought to our attention while still 'in press.' Our readership may find in it 'food for thought' on all matters of healthcare policies and economics, especially on maintaining morale ('reshaping prevailing nihilistic attitudes') and efficient resupply and recycling of semi-disposable surgical de