The effectiveness of costal cartilage excision in children for slipping rib syndrome.

@article{Gould2016TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of costal cartilage excision in children for slipping rib syndrome.},
  author={Joanna L Gould and Rebecca M Rentea and Ashwini Suresh Poola and Pablo Aguayo and Shawn David St Peter},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={51 12},
  pages={2030-2032}
}
PURPOSE Slipping rib syndrome (SRS) is an elusive diagnosis. Previous reports have been single cases or small series. We previously reported a small multicenter review with encouraging early results. We now describe our matured experience. METHODS This is a follow-up study of patients with SRS from 2006 to 2015. Included are 5 previously analyzed patients and 25 new patients. Patients were called to review current symptoms, course, and satisfaction. RESULTS From 2006 to 2015, 30 patients… CONTINUE READING