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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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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Children with congenital thoracic scoliosis associated with fused ribs with a unilateral unsegmented bar adjacent to… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background: Children with congenital thoracic scoliosis associated with fused ribs with a unilateral unsegmented bar adjacent to… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background: Children with congenital thoracic scoliosis associated with fused ribs with a unilateral unsegmented bar adjacent to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Localized (solitary) fibrous tumors (LFTPs) of the pleura are rare, slow-growing neoplasms thought to originate from… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Locoregional recurrence after initial treatment of breast carcinoma occurs in up to 35% of patients. In selected patients, chest… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Study Design. A prospective study of 19 adolescents and seven adults with idiopathic scoliosis undergoing posterior spinal fusion… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We analyzed the results of surgical treatment of all patients presenting with untreated superior sulcus tumors between 1974 to… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
From 1981 through 1991, 40 patients 80 years of age or older underwent thoracotomy for curative resection of bronchogenic… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
This report evaluates the efficacy of extensive chest wall resection and prosthetic reconstruction in 15 children with chest wall… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Thirty-five patients, 29 men and 6 women, underwent pulmonary and chest wall resection for treatment of bronchogenic cancer which… Expand