Role of Thoracomyoplasty Procedures in Modern Surgery for Intrathoracic Suppurations

  title={Role of Thoracomyoplasty Procedures in Modern Surgery for Intrathoracic Suppurations},
  author={Petre Vlah-Horea Boţianu and A. M. Botianu},
Both thoracoplasty and muscle transposition are rarely performed procedures in modern thoracic surgery (Deslauriers et al., 2002). Their importance comes from the fact that these procedures are usually indicated in desperate cases, with failed medical treatments and who cannot be cured through standard procedures such as resection or decortication. For these patients, thoracomyoplasty operations are often the last chance for cure and sometimes even life-saving procedures (Botianu et al., 2010a… CONTINUE READING
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