Sternal cleft

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Sternal cleft

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Sternal cleft" returned 12 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary repair of sternal cleft with a double osteochondroplasty flap.
 

Author(s): Quentin Ballouhey, Mateo Armendariz, Virginie Vacquerie, Pierre Sylvain Marcheix, Daniel Berenguer, Dominique Mouli├Ęs, Laurent Fourcade

Journal: Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013 Dec;17(6):1036-7.

 

Sternal cleft is a rare congenital malformation affecting the anterior part of the chest wall. Surgical closure is recommended. It should be done early during the neonatal period because of the chest's flexibility. Associated abnormalities may have been previously excluded. Different ...

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2013

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Primary repair of sternal cleft in infancy using combined periosteal flap and sliding osteochondroplasty.
 

Author(s): Nagarajan Muthialu

Journal: Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013 Jun;16(6):923-5.

 

Sternal clefts are rare congenital malformations of the chest wall. Immediate correction in neonates or in infancy is beneficial in terms of providing skeletal cover with little or no need for any prosthetic material for reconstruction. In the absence of internal midline defects, ...

Last Updated: 15 May 2013

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Titanium plates for primary closure of complete sternal cleft in an adult: five-year follow-up.
 

Author(s): Khaled E Al-Ebrahim, Husain H Jabbad

Journal: J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.. 2012 May;143(5):1219-20.

 

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2012

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The terms "Sternal cleft" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Closing the cleft over a throbbing heart: neonatal sternal cleft.
 

Author(s): Ashok Raja J, Mathevan G, Mathiarasan K, Ramasubramaniam P

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Sternal cleft is a rare anomaly comprising 0.5% of chest wall malformations. We present a case of a neonate with a 'V'-shaped upper partial sternal cleft at birth. A hyperpigmented cutaneous nevi was present over the cleft. Primary approximation and closure of the defect was performed ...

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2014

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Phenotypic spectrum and management of sternal cleft: literature review and presentation of a new series.
 

Author(s): Michele Torre, Giovanni Rapuzzi, Marcello Carlucci, Luca Pio, Vincenzo Jasonni

Journal: Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 Jan;41(1):4-9.

 

Sternal cleft is a chest wall malformation that can expose mediastinal viscera and vessels to injuries. It can be classified into two forms, complete and partial. Its etiology and incidence are unknown and it is often associated with other defects. The aim of this article is to review ...

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2012

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Sternal cleft repair: a report of two cases and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Sangram Singh, B K Lahoti, Saurabh Garge, Anupama Negi, Vishal Jain

Journal: Afr J Paediatr Surg. ;7(3):211-3.

 

A cleft sternum is a rare congenital anomaly often diagnosed as asymptomatic at birth. Clinical outcome may be unfavourable when an associated anomaly, particularly, an intra cardiac anomaly coexists with the defect. Primary repair should be employed in the neonatal period because ...

Last Updated: 22 Sep 2010

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