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Thoracotomy

Known as: Incision of Thorax, Incision of chest wall, thoracostomy 
Surgical incision into the chest wall.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2016
Review
2016
BACKGROUND Operations on structures in the chest (usually the lungs) involve cutting between the ribs (thoracotomy). Severe post… 
Review
2006
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE Long-term pain is a common sequela of thoracotomy, occurring in approximately 50% of patients 2 years after thoracic… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Two patients underwent thoracotomy for resection of pulmonary or esophageal carcinoma. Postoperatively, epidural catheters were… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Endothelin releases prostacyclin and thromboxane A2 from guinea pig or rat isolated lungs and endothelium-derived relaxing factor…