Summarizes many of the advances made in this area and reviews in depth the topics and treatment techniques not widely used in daily practice. New chapters to this second edition include: New Techniques to Manage Pain; Advances in Diagnostic Imaging; Management of Germ Cell Tumors of the Mediastinum, Updates on Diaphragmatic Pacing; and Preoperative Evaluation of Neuro-Motor Diseases of the Esophagus.Repair of asymmetric pectus excavatum: unevenly resected Cartilages, a transverse Sternotomy, the sternum detached from the perichondrial ... The lack of appropriate support after surgical correction and continued overgrowth of cartilages in connective tissue disorders can cause recurrence. ... The proportion of occurrence between pectus carinatum and pectus excavatum ranges from 1:13 to 1:4.
|Title||:||Advanced Therapy in Thoracic Surgery|
|Author||:||Kenneth L. Franco, Joe Billy Putnam|
|Publisher||:||PMPH-USA - 2005|