Analysis of Sternal Fixation Results According to Plate Type in Sternal Fracture

@inproceedings{Byun2016AnalysisOS,
  title={Analysis of Sternal Fixation Results According to Plate Type in Sternal Fracture},
  author={Chun Sung Byun and Il Hwan Park and Wan Jin Hwang and Yeiwon Lee and Hyun Min Cho},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Sternal fractures are relatively rare, and caused mainly by blunt anterior chest wall trauma. In most cases, sternal fractures are treated conservatively. However, if the patient exhibits problematic symptoms such as intractable chest wall pain or bony crepitus due to sternal instability, surgical correction is indicated. But no consensus exists… CONTINUE READING