Surgical stabilization of flail chest injuries with MatrixRIB implants: a prospective observational study.

BACKGROUND Surgical stabilization of flail chest injury with generic osteosynthesis implants remains challenging. A novel implant system comprising anatomic rib plates and intramedullary splints may improve surgical stabilization of flail chest injuries. This observational study evaluated our early clinical experience with this novel implant system to… CONTINUE READING