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Title: New improved sternal bands - a biomechanical analysis
Authors: Casha, Aaron
Gauci, Marilyn
Yang, Lang
Cooper, Graham J.
Keywords: Sternum -- Surgery
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Citation: Casha, A. R., Gauci, M., Yang, L., & Cooper, G. J. (2000). New improved sternal bands - a biomechanical analysis. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 18(4), 502.
Abstract: Median sternotomy is the most commonly used surgical approach in cardiac surgery. Sternal dehiscence results in significant mortality and morbidity. The efficacy and safety of sternotomy closure using sternal bands has previously been demonstrated to provide an effective median sternotomy fixation.
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