Sternotomy (procedure)

Known as: sternotomy procedure, sternum incision, incision sternum 
Incision into or through the sternum.
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to examine utilization and outcomes of less-invasive mitral valve (LIMV) operations in… (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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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE Inhibition of cyclooxygenase 2 provides analgesia in ambulatory patients. We prospectively evaluated the safety and… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Incidence and pattern of lymph node metastasis (LNM) were evaluated in 35 patients who underwent primary surgery for… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We undertook surgical bilateral lung volume reduction in 20 patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to relieve… (More)
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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
1989
Highly Cited
1989
There is a high incidence of risk factors for incisional herniation in hospitalized veterans. Almost half the defects appear more… (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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