Chest reconstruction: I. Anterior and anterolateral chest wall and wounds affecting respiratory function.

@article{Netscher2009ChestRI,
  title={Chest reconstruction: I. Anterior and anterolateral chest wall and wounds affecting respiratory function.},
  author={David T. Netscher and Michael A. Baumholtz},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={124 5},
  pages={
          240e-52e
        }
}
LEARNING OBJECTIVES After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Describe the indications for chest wall reconstruction. 2. Understand the function of the chest wall and implications for both reconstruction and the chest wall itself when components are missing or used for reconstruction. 3. List the reconstructive requirements of chest wall wounds. 4. Identify flaps for regional reconstruction of the chest wall. 5. Describe the role of microvascular surgery in chest wall… CONTINUE READING

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