Muscle flaps and thoracomyoplasty: alternative solution for unresectable primary pulmonary abscesses.

@article{Boianu2013MuscleFA,
  title={Muscle flaps and thoracomyoplasty: alternative solution for unresectable primary pulmonary abscesses.},
  author={Petre Vlah-Horea Boţianu and Alexandru-Mihail Boţianu},
  journal={The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon},
  year={2013},
  volume={61 7},
  pages={
          626-30
        }
}
  • Petre Vlah-Horea Boţianu, Alexandru-Mihail Boţianu
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon
  • BACKGROUND The objective of this study is to perform a retrospective analysis of our experience in using muscle flaps and thoracomyoplasty for unresectable primary pulmonary abscesses. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between January 1, 2003, and January 1, 2012, we have used different muscle flaps and thoracomyoplasty in 15 patients with unresectable primary pulmonary abscesses. Muscle transposition was used alone (3 cases) or during thoracomyoplasty procedures for lung abscesses complicated with… CONTINUE READING
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