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thoracoplasty

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. a former treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis involving surgical removal of parts of the ribs, thus allowing the chest wall to fall in and collapse the affected lung.

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thoracoplasty

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. a former treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis involving surgical removal of parts of the ribs, thus allowing the chest wall to fall in and collapse the affected lung.

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thoracoplasty

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 29 words.

n. a former treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis involving surgical removal of parts of the ribs, thus allowing the chest wall

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thoracoplasty <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 30 words.

a former treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis involving surgical removal of parts of the ribs, thus allowing the chest wall to

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thoracoplasty <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 30 words.

a former treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis involving surgical removal of parts of the ribs, thus allowing the chest wall to

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thoracoplasty <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 30 words.

a former treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis involving surgical removal of parts of the ribs, thus allowing the chest wall to

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thoracoplasty <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 29 words.

a former treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis involving surgical removal of parts of the ribs, thus allowing the chest wall to

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Current indications and results for thoracoplasty and intrathoracic muscle transposition

Athanase Krassas, Renaud Grima, Patrick Bagan, Alain Badia, Alex Arame, Françoise Le Pimpec Barthes and Marc Riquet.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

May 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3582 words.

Objectives: Thoracoplasty has lost much of its popularity and is being supplanted by space-reduction operations using muscle flaps. Our purpose is to retrospectively study the...

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Lung Cancer in Patients Who Had Received Thoracoplasty for Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Atsuhisa Tamura, Akira Hebisawa, Koji Hayashi, Yuzo Sagara, Yoshiko Kawabe, Naohiro Nagayama, Kazuko Machida, Kanae Fukushima, Hideki Yotsumoto and Masashi Mori.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

November 1999; p ublished online November 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 2962 words.

Background: In Japan in the 1950s, thoracoplasty was a powerful therapy for pulmonary tuberculosis. Now there are many aged people who have tuberculosis sequelae caused by...

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Treatment of complicated pulmonary aspergillomas with cavernostomy and muscle flap: interest of concomitant limited thoracoplasty

Renaud Grima, Athanase Krassas, Patrick Bagan, Alain Badia, Françoise Le Pimpec Barthes and Marc Riquet.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1953 words.

Objective: Lung resection for complex aspergilloma (CA) carries high morbidity and mortality and remains controversial in high-risk patients. Cavernostomy followed by...

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The effect on cardiopulmonary function after thoracoplasty in pectus carinatum: a systematic literature review

Stephan Sigl, Barbara Del Frari, Carina Harasser and Anton H Schwabegger.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Anatomy. 3362 words.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES

Creating an aesthetically appealing result using thoracoplasty, especially when correcting...

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