Surgical repair of a large incomplete cleft sternum.

Abstract

Congenital deformities of the chest are not uncommon, are frequently symptomatic, and are readily correctable. This applies particularly to malfusion of the manubrium and upper sternum, which results in a bony deficiency together with divarication of the sternomastoid muscles and the sternoclavicular joints. Such defects of the sternum are best corrected as… (More)

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