Thoracoplasty

Known as: Thoracoplasties, chest wall resection 
Surgical removal of ribs, allowing the chest wall to move inward and collapse a diseased lung. (Dorland, 28th ed)
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2008
2008
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect and outcome of thoracoplasty in conjunction with pedicle… (More)
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2006
2006
STUDY DESIGN Longitudinal study of intraoperative pulmonary function in young children with thoracic hypoplasia and scoliosis… (More)
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2005
2005
Thoracoplasty in combination with spine fusion is an established method to address the rib cage deformity in idiopathic scoliosis… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND Children with congenital thoracic scoliosis associated with fused ribs with a unilateral unsegmented bar adjacent to… (More)
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2002
2002
The current study evaluated sequential pulmonary function tests prospectively at a minimum of 2 years after thoracoplasty in… (More)
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2000
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2000
BACKGROUND Localized (solitary) fibrous tumors (LFTPs) of the pleura are rare, slow-growing neoplasms thought to originate from… (More)
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1999
1999
After the advent of chemotherapy for pulmonary tuberculosis, the operation of thoracoplasty became rare in the developed… (More)
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1995
1995
STUDY DESIGN A prospective study of 19 adolescents and seven adults with idiopathic scoliosis undergoing posterior spinal fusion… (More)
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1994
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1994
We analyzed the results of surgical treatment of all patients presenting with untreated superior sulcus tumors between 1974 to… (More)
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