Chest wall repair in Poland syndrome: complex single-stage surgery including Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib stabilization--a case report.

@article{Lieber2012ChestWR,
  title={Chest wall repair in Poland syndrome: complex single-stage surgery including Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib stabilization--a case report.},
  author={Justus Lieber and Hans Joachim Kirschner and Joerg Fuchs},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={e1-5}
}
Various surgical techniques have been described for repair of chest wall defects in Poland syndrome. We describe the case of a 16-year-old boy who underwent autologous rib transposition after sternal osteotomy. Chest wall stabilization was achieved using a combination of K-wires and Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (Synthes GmbH, Freiburg… CONTINUE READING