The Korean journal of thoracic and cardiovascular…
Median sternotomy can weaken the upper abdominal wall and result in subxiphoid incisional hernia. We evaluated risk factors associated with the development of subxiphoid incisional hernias after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).
MATERIALS AND METHODS
Of 1,656 isolated CABGs performed between January 2001 and July 2010, 1,599 patients who… (More)