Sternotomy (procedure)

Known as: sternotomy procedure, sternum incision, incision sternum 
Incision into or through the sternum.
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND To evaluate initial multicenter results with minimally invasive transapical aortic valve implantation (TAP-AVI) for… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy is a recently introduced method for the treatment of poststernotomy… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Apelin has been shown ex vivo to be a potent cardiac inotrope. This study was undertaken to evaluate the in vivo… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The incidence of pulmonary hypertension resulting from chronic thrombotic occlusion of the pulmonary arteries is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical response of keloidal and hypertrophic scars after treatment with intralesional corticosteroid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Chronic postoperative pain is a well-recognised problem. The incidence of severe incapacitating pain is about 3-5… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
To evaluate the importance of nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus as a risk factor for the development of wound infection at… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The average interval between local depolarizations during atrial fibrillation, the so-called atrial fibrillation interval, was… (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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