[Early and long-term results of sternocostal elevation combined with bridge external traction for funnel chest in children].

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The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the effects of addition of a bridge external traction to our conventional sternocostal elevation technique in the surgical management of funnel chest in children. During the period from 1970 to 1979, a total of 29 children with funnel chest were treated surgically using sternocostal elevation technique (Group… (More)

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@article{Yamaguchi1993EarlyAL, title={[Early and long-term results of sternocostal elevation combined with bridge external traction for funnel chest in children].}, author={M Yamaguchi and Takuro Tsukube and Haruhiko Ohashi and Masaki Imai and Yoshihiro Oshima and Yoichiro Hosokawa and Hiroshi Tachibana and Masashi Miyashita and Hidetsugu Saito and Yoshifumi Takeda}, journal={[Zasshi] [Journal]. Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai}, year={1993}, volume={41 12}, pages={2341-8} }