Median Sternotomy

Known as: Median Sternotomies, Sternotomies, Median, Sternotomy, Median 
Incision through the midline of the STERNUM.
National Institutes of Health

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1949-2018
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The use of large doses of opioid analgesics to treat pain after cardiac surgery can prolong the time to tracheal… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVE Sternal dehiscence is a complication of median sternotomy incisions with high mortality and morbidity. Different… (More)
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1997
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1997
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study is to define those patient variables that contribute to morbidity and mortality of median… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
STUDY OBJECTIVES Median sternotomy infections are a serious complication of cardiac surgery. The purpose of this study was to… (More)
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1996
1996
PURPOSE To evaluate the usefulness of computed tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of mediastinitis following median sternotomy… (More)
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1988
1988
In 11 of 55 patients with complications of median sternotomy, a paramedian sternotomy has been detected by computed tomography or… (More)
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1988
1988
Although the internal mammary artery (IMA) is superior to the saphenous vein graft for bypassing certain coronary arterial… (More)
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1984
1984
During a 7 year period, 38 consecutive patients (31 male and seven female) had repair of an infected sternotomy wound. Their mean… (More)
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1983
1983
Complications of median sternotomy are infrequent (0.5%-5%) but have a very high mortality and morbidity. Conventional… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
The purpose of this paper is to present the experience at Emory University Hospital with the infected median sternotomy wound and… (More)
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