Current indications for the intrathoracic transposition of the omentum

@article{Botianu2019CurrentIF,
  title={Current indications for the intrathoracic transposition of the omentum},
  author={P. V. H. Botianu},
  journal={Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery},
  year={2019},
  volume={14}
}
BackgroundThe intrathoracic transposition of the omentum (ITO) has been reported with more or less good results in various clinical circumstances but with no clear guidelines or indications.Methodology and reviewThis article reviews the main clinical situations in which omento-plasty (OP) may be taken into consideration by the thoracic surgeons: mediastinitis and deep sternal infections after median sternotomy, reinforcement of the eso-gastric anastomosis after esophagectomy, prevention and… Expand
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