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Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The, ISSN 0022-5223, 2013, Volume 146, Issue 2, pp. 306 - 316.e9
Objective Our objective was to compare off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery carried out via a left anterolateral thoracotomy (ThoraCAB) or via a... 
Cardiothoracic Surgery | RCT | time ratio | forced vital capacity | minimally invasive cardiac surgery | MICS | minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass | off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery via a median sternotomy | coronary artery bypass graft | randomized controlled trial | SIRS | FVC | systemic inflammatory response syndrome | ThoraCAB | CPB | MIDCAB | cardiopulmonary bypass | confidence interval | CABG | interleukin | off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery via a left anterolateral thoracotomy | OPCAB | forced expiratory volume after 1 second | SURGERY | REVASCULARIZATION | COST | CARDIAC & CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS | ANGIOPLASTY | STENOSIS | RESPIRATORY SYSTEM | CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS | BEATING HEART | LIFE OUTCOMES | Health Resources - utilization | Pain, Postoperative - etiology | Humans | Middle Aged | Patient Discharge | England | Male | Thoracotomy - adverse effects | Lung Diseases - etiology | Thoracotomy - economics | Time Factors | Female | Thoracotomy - mortality | Sternotomy - adverse effects | Length of Stay | Analgesics - therapeutic use | Intensive Care Units | Health Resources - economics | Treatment Outcome | Lung - physiopathology | Pain, Postoperative - prevention & control | Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump - adverse effects | Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump - methods | Health Care Costs | Sternotomy - mortality | Sternotomy - economics | Quality of Life | Italy | Aged | Lung Diseases - physiopathology | Airway Extubation | Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump - economics | Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump - mortality | Coronary artery bypass | Health care industry | Surgery | Index Medicus | Abridged Index Medicus
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The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, ISSN 0003-4975, 12/2018, Volume 106, Issue 6, pp. 1782 - 1788
This study compared perioperative results and mortality rates of different approaches to perform aortic valve replacement (AVR), describing predictors favoring... 
REPLACEMENT | SURGERY | MINIMALLY INVASIVE APPROACH | CARDIAC & CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS | STENOSIS | SUTURELESS VALVES | MEDIAN STERNOTOMY | MINISTERNOTOMY | RESPIRATORY SYSTEM | CONVENTIONAL STERNOTOMY | EARLY OUTCOMES | REAL-WORLD PATIENTS | Heart valve diseases | Coronary artery bypass | Surgery | Analysis | Mortality | Health aspects | Risk factors
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Pediatric Anesthesia, ISSN 1155-5645, 05/2019, Volume 29, Issue 5, pp. 519 - 529
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Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, ISSN 0001-5172, 09/2001, Volume 45, Issue 8, pp. 935 - 939
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The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, ISSN 0022-5223, 10/2018, Volume 156, Issue 4, pp. 1589 - 1595.e1
Midline sternotomy remains the most common access incision for cardiac operations. Traditionally, the sternum is closed with stainless steel wires. Wires are... 
cardiac surgery | sternotomy | sternal closure | SURGERY | CARDIAC & CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS | STERNAL INSTABILITY | MEDIAN STERNOTOMY | RESPIRATORY SYSTEM | CARDIAC-SURGERY | MOVEMENT | Care and treatment | Pain | Polymer industry | Polymers | Health aspects | Standards
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Clinical Anatomy, ISSN 0897-3806, 04/2018, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp. 417 - 421
Inflammatory etiologies are becoming increasingly recognized as explanations of some neuropathies, especially those occurring in the perioperative period.... 
neuropathy | sternotomy | accessory nerve | inflammatory | ANATOMY | NERVE PALSY | UNUSUAL COMPLICATION | MEDIAN STERNOTOMY | ANATOMY & MORPHOLOGY | CORONARY-ARTERY-BYPASS | Etiology | Surgery | Cadavers | Nerves | Neuritis | Inflammation | Neuropathy | Paralysis | Neurological disorders | Accessory nerve | Index Medicus
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10/2017, ISBN 1118943414
Median sternotomy is the only thoracic approach that provides access to the entire thoracic cavity, and is therefore the approach of choice when exploratory... 
deep chested dogs | postoperative pain | postoperative care management | dorsal thoracic cavity | thoracostomy | median sternotomy
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