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ALLMedicine™ Sternal Fracture Center

Research & Reviews  47 results

Operative versus non-operative management of rib fractures in flail chest after cardiop...
Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery; Dorn P, Pfister S et. al.

Feb 9th, 2022 - Blunt chest trauma after mechanical resuscitation manoeuvres appears to have a significant impact on the often complicated course. Due to a lack of data in the literature, the purpose of this study was to investigate the feasibility and immediate ...

Perforation of the right cardiac ventricle as a late complication of a displaced sterna...
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Vanwynsberghe S, De Worm E et. al.

Feb 2nd, 2022 - Cardiac tamponade is a rare but possibly fatal complication of blunt thoracic trauma complicated by a sternal fracture. A delayed presentation of cardiac tamponade days or weeks after initial trauma has been described in a few cases. In these case...

Analysis of pediatric sternal fractures using the Kid's Inpatient Database (KID).
Injury Odegard MN, Endorf FW et. al.

Jan 27th, 2022 - This study aims to determine if sternal fracture is a predictor of discharge requiring additional care and mortality. Blunt pediatric trauma admissions (<18 years) in the Kid's Inpatient Database (2016) were included in analysis. Weighted incidenc...

Surgical stabilization of severe chest wall injury following cardiopulmonary resuscitat...
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery; DeVoe WB, Abourezk M et. al.

Oct 12th, 2021 - Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) contributes to significant chest wall injury similar to blunt trauma. With benefits realized for surgical stabilization of rib fractures (SSRFs) for flail injuries and severely displaced fractures following trau...

Decreased Incidence of Rib Fractures in Pregnant Patients After Motor Vehicle Collisions.
American Journal of Critical Care : an Official Publicati... Di Napoli M, DeVoe WB et. al.

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Rib fractures are common after motor vehicle collisions. The hormonal changes associated with pregnancy decrease the stiffness and increase the laxity of cartilage and tendons. The effect of these changes on injury mechanics is not completely unde...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Assiut University Heart Hospital

Sep 19th, 2019 - Traumatic sternal fracture occurs due to direct anterior trauma to the chest or due to indirect trauma through flexion-compression of the spine. Trauma may lead to Type I manubri-sternal dislocation ( Corpi sterni displaced dorsally) or type II di...

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