A new retraction-suspension device for limited upper sternotomy.

Abstract

A limited sternal splitting incision is useful for the surgical approach to different diseases of the upper mediastinum. To provide optimal exposure, a specifically designed sternal retractor has been developed. Through a V-shaped opening and elevation of the sternum, surgery of the thymus gland, mediastinal goiters, and, more generally, biopsy or resection… (More)

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@article{Boaron2004ANR, title={A new retraction-suspension device for limited upper sternotomy.}, author={Maurizio A Boaron}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2004}, volume={77 3}, pages={1107-8} }