Single-stage repair of the anterior chest wall following sternal destruction complicated by mediastinitis

ZOR M. H. , Acipayam M., Bayram H., Oktar L. , Erdogan M., Darcin O. T.

SURGERY TODAY, cilt.44, sa.8, ss.1476-1482, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 44 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00595-013-0737-8
  • Dergi Adı: SURGERY TODAY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1476-1482


Although various techniques have been described, the ideal reconstructive procedure for treating massive sternal fragmentation and necrosis is still a matter of debate. Sometimes, reconstruction is so challenging that repetitive operations are required, particularly when complicated by mediastinitis and sternal osteomyelitis.