Novel assessment of the sternoclavicular joint with computed tomography for planning interventional approach

Abstract

To describe the plane of the sternoclavicular joint (SCJ) to aid planning of instrument orientation during invasive procedures. Computed tomography (CT) images of 80 consecutive patients aged 25 to 40 years with appropriate chest imaging series were retrospectively reviewed. Patients with a previous median sternotomy, fused manubriosternal joint or fracture… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00256-012-1502-6

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