CARDIAC SURGERY

Sternal Clefts and Anomalies

Apr 25, 2017 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Sternal Clefts and Anomalies

Fig. 7.1 Human sternal development . Development continues after birth until somatic growth is completed [from van der Merwe, A.E., et al., A review of the embryological development and associated…

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Poland’s Syndrome

Apr 25, 2017 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Poland’s Syndrome

and Michael S. Wong1   (1) Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, Davis Medical Center, 2221 Stockton Boulevard, Suite 2123, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA     Michael S. Wong Email: mswong@ucdavis.edu Introduction…

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Chest Wall Tumors

Apr 25, 2017 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Chest Wall Tumors

Fig. 8.1 Chest radiograph of large left chest wall tumor found to be poorly differentiated carcinoma with extensive necrosis Computed Tomography (CT) : If contrast is used, CT scan can…

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Surgical Anatomy of the Chest Wall

Apr 25, 2017 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Surgical Anatomy of the Chest Wall

Fig. 1.1 Anterior view of sternum with clavicular and costal cartilage attachments. Surface landmarks denoted (suprasternal notch and sternal angle) During development, the sternum consists of six sternebrae (Fig. 1.2)….

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Pectus Excavatum

Apr 25, 2017 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Pectus Excavatum

Fig. 2.1 Chest wall anatomy (Netters) Pathophysiology The etiology of pectus excavatum remains unknown. There is a strong familial tendency with up to 43 % of presenting cases with a…

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Magnetic Mini-Mover Procedure for Pectus Excavatum

Apr 25, 2017 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Magnetic Mini-Mover Procedure for Pectus Excavatum

Fig. 3.1 Axial diagram of magnetic mini-mover procedure (3MP) The internal, implanted magnet (Magnimplant) consists of 1½-in. diameter, 3/16-in. thick neodymium–iron–boron magnet backed by a 1/16-in. ferromagnetic plate (to focus…

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Anesthetic Considerations for Chest Wall Surgery

Apr 25, 2017 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Anesthetic Considerations for Chest Wall Surgery

1. Congenital abnormalities  (a) Prominent costal cartilage  (b) Pectus excavatum  (c) Pectus carinatum 2. Infection  (a) Bacterial  (b) Fungal 3. Autoimmune  (a) Chronic recurrent multifactorial osteomyelitis (CRMO) 4. Neoplasms  (a)…

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Role of Nurse Practitioners in Chest Wall Clinics as a Model for Care

Apr 25, 2017 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Role of Nurse Practitioners in Chest Wall Clinics as a Model for Care

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017Gary W. Raff and Shinjiro Hirose (eds.)Surgery for Chest Wall Deformities10.1007/978-3-319-43926-6_9 9. Role of Nurse Practitioners in Chest Wall Clinics as a Model for Care Mary Zanobini1  , Barbara Goebel1, Amy B. Powne2, Robyn H. Lao2 and…

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Pectus Carinatum

Apr 25, 2017 by in CARDIAC SURGERY Comments Off on Pectus Carinatum

Fig. 4.1 (a) Chondrogladiolar repair ; (b) mixed deformity repair; (c) chondromanubrial repair (From Chondrogladiolar.) [2] Outcomes following the modified Ravitch repair for pectus carinatum are fairly positive with high…

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