Hyung Woo Chang

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BACKGROUND 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)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To describe our tracheostomy procedure using a vertical skin incision and a horizontal intercartilaginous incision and to compare our postoperative results with those in the recent literature. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective chart review and literature review. METHODS One hundred eleven children underwent tracheostomy using a vertical(More)
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