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ALLMedicine™ Chest Wall Reconstruction Center

Research & Reviews  323 results

Lung Transplantation and Simultaneous Modified Ravitch Procedure.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.03.062
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Matilla JR, Lang G et. al.

Apr 3rd, 2021 - Lung transplantation (LTx) is an established treatment for a variety of end-stage lung diseases, however, chest wall deformities such as an asymmetric pectus excavatum are often considered a contraindication for LTx. Consequently, the published ex...

First Report of Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery in a Parturient With Jeune Synd...
https://doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000001400
A&A Practice; Kondo H, Hyuga S et. al.

Feb 12th, 2021 - Jeune syndrome, also known as asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy, is a rare form of autosomal recessive skeletal dysplasia. Respiratory distress due to thoracic and lung dysplasia is the primary complication associated with this disorder in neonates....

Lower third chest wall reconstruction in a bilateral sequential lung transplant recipient.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7813316
BMJ Case Reports; Hever P, Singh P et. al.

Jan 19th, 2021 - Reconstruction of the sternum following deep sternal wound infection (DSWI) can be challenging, and despite advances in reconstructive surgery, DSWI remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in cardiothoracic patients. Transplantation...

Use of pedicled latissimus dorsi flap in anterior chest wall reconstruction.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7805353
BMJ Case Reports; Vyas R, Rollett R et. al.

Jan 13th, 2021 - Successful surgical management of chest wall tumours relies on extensive chest wall resection with adequate margins. In large complex tumours, return to form and function is determined by appropriate skeletal and soft tissue reconstruction of the ...

A novel approach to extensive chest wall reconstruction in a child.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.09.079
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Kane G, Orr D et. al.

Dec 28th, 2020 - Reconstruction of extensive chest wall defects is challenging in young children. Rigid prosthetic plates, designed to prevent paradoxical respiration, do not grow with the child and may result in progressive chest and spinal deformity. Also, becau...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  323 results

Lung Transplantation and Simultaneous Modified Ravitch Procedure.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.03.062
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Matilla JR, Lang G et. al.

Apr 3rd, 2021 - Lung transplantation (LTx) is an established treatment for a variety of end-stage lung diseases, however, chest wall deformities such as an asymmetric pectus excavatum are often considered a contraindication for LTx. Consequently, the published ex...

First Report of Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery in a Parturient With Jeune Synd...
https://doi.org/10.1213/XAA.0000000000001400
A&A Practice; Kondo H, Hyuga S et. al.

Feb 12th, 2021 - Jeune syndrome, also known as asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy, is a rare form of autosomal recessive skeletal dysplasia. Respiratory distress due to thoracic and lung dysplasia is the primary complication associated with this disorder in neonates....

Lower third chest wall reconstruction in a bilateral sequential lung transplant recipient.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7813316
BMJ Case Reports; Hever P, Singh P et. al.

Jan 19th, 2021 - Reconstruction of the sternum following deep sternal wound infection (DSWI) can be challenging, and despite advances in reconstructive surgery, DSWI remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in cardiothoracic patients. Transplantation...

Use of pedicled latissimus dorsi flap in anterior chest wall reconstruction.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7805353
BMJ Case Reports; Vyas R, Rollett R et. al.

Jan 13th, 2021 - Successful surgical management of chest wall tumours relies on extensive chest wall resection with adequate margins. In large complex tumours, return to form and function is determined by appropriate skeletal and soft tissue reconstruction of the ...

A novel approach to extensive chest wall reconstruction in a child.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.09.079
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery; Kane G, Orr D et. al.

Dec 28th, 2020 - Reconstruction of extensive chest wall defects is challenging in young children. Rigid prosthetic plates, designed to prevent paradoxical respiration, do not grow with the child and may result in progressive chest and spinal deformity. Also, becau...

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News  2 results

Cadaveric allograft system used to reconstruct anterior chest wall
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/106456/cardiothoracic/cadaveric-allograft-system-used-reconstruct-anterior
Doug Brunk, MDedge News

Feb 10th, 2016 - PHOENIX – Cadaveric allograft sternal replacement has proven to be safe, providing optimal stability to the chest wall and protection of surrounding organs, an analysis of 18 cases demonstrated. “The allograft was biologically well tolerated, allo.

Study Supports Nonrigid Fixation for Chest Wall Reconstruction
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/34087/pulmonology/study-supports-nonrigid-fixation-chest-wall/page/0/1

Apr 21st, 2011 - Dr. Hanna replied that the retrospective nature of the series did not allow pulmonary function testing, and that the thoracic surgery community views such testing as less than ideal after reconstruction of the chest wall.

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