Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(5): 308-311  
Reconstruction of Chest Wall Defects Using a Technique Involving Mesh, Titanium Plates, and a Pedunculated Muscle Flap
Dave Koole, M.D., Ph.D.1, Michael Bemelman, M.D.1, Joost Schijen, M.D.2, Marnix de Fijter, M.D.1
Joël van der Niet, M.D.1
Departments of 1Thoracic Surgery and 2Pulmonology, Elisabeth-Tweesteden Hospital
Corresponding author: Dave Koole, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Elisabeth-Tweesteden Hospital, 5042 AD Tilburg, The Netherlands
(Tel) 31-0621469818 (Fax) 31-013-4677216 (E-mail) d_koole@yahoo.com
Received: June 5, 2018; Revised: August 24, 2018; Accepted: August 27, 2018.; Published online: October 5, 2018.
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Abstract
We herein present a new surgical reconstruction technique for large chest wall defects after resection of advanced chest wall tumors.
Keywords: Chest wall; Reconstruction


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