Flail Chest

Known as: Flail Chest [Disease/Finding], Stove in Chest, Stove-in Chest 
A complication of multiple RIB FRACTURES; RIB and STERNUM fractures, or thoracic surgery. A portion of the THORACIC WALL becomes isolated from the… (More)
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2011
2011
OBJECTIVES To compare the results of surgical stabilization with locked plating to nonoperative care of flail chest injuries… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Through a prospective randomized comparative study, treatment of flail chest by a non-surgical method of packing, strapping, and… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Blunt thoracic trauma can result in significant morbidity in injured patients. Both chest wall and the intrathoracic visceral… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Flail chest occurs when a series of adjacent ribs are fractured in at least 2 places, anteriorly and posteriorly. This section of… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE This is a prospective evaluation of chest wall integrity and pulmonary function in patients with operative… (More)
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1997
1997
The management of flail chest (FC) has been the subject of controversy for many years. The aim of our study was to compare… (More)
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1994
1994
The records of 92 patients with flail chest injury treated at a Level I trauma center were analyzed retrospectively. Associated… (More)
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1983
1983
This report describes our experience with the operative stabilization of flail chest with the use of Judet's struts. In a series… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
Four hundred and twenty-seven patients with severe blunt chest trauma were treated resulting in (1) flail chest, (2) pulmonary… (More)
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1975
1975
Since 1970 we have stabilized the ribs to correct paradoxical movement of the chest wall in chest injuries, using an original… (More)
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