Evaluation of the new classification and surgical strategy for myasthenia gravis.

@article{Cui2012EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the new classification and surgical strategy for myasthenia gravis.},
  author={Xin-Zheng Cui and Xin-Ying Ji and Feng Gao and Kun-Peng Yang and Hui-ling Bai and Hong-Bing Ma and Tao Li and Qing-yong Zhang},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={2012},
  volume={78 12},
  pages={1329-35}
}
The aim of this study was to discuss the new methods of clinical classification and staging of patients with myasthenia gravis (MG) proposed by our group and to summarize the experiences of surgical treatment of MG with a novel incision by cutting the sternum cross-sectionally at the second intercostal level. A retrospective analysis was made for the clinical data from the patients with MG who underwent thymectomy from July 1988 to May 2009. The surgical procedures were designed into three… CONTINUE READING