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Title: Placement of sternal wires in median sternotomy closure
Authors: Casha, Aaron
Manche, Alexander
Gauci, Marilyn
Schembri-Wismayer, Pierre
Camilleri-Podesta, Marie Therese
Micallef, V.
Gatt, Ruben
Grima, Joseph N.
Keywords: Biomechanics
Surgical wound dehiscence
Sternum -- Surgery
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: University of Malta. Faculty of Medicine & Surgery
Citation: Casha, A., Manche, A., Gauci, M., Schembri-Wismayer, P., Camilleri-Podesta, M. T., Micallef, V.,...Grima, J. N. (2012). Placement of sternal wires in median sternotomy closure. Malta Medical Journal, 24(Supplement), 145.
Abstract: Dehiscene of median sternotomy wounds remains a clinical problem. Sternal forces can be calculated by thin shell theory and this data may be used to guide optimal wire placement in the sternum during median sternotomy wiring.
ISSN: 18133339
Appears in Collections:MMJ, Volume 24, Issue Supplement
MMJ, Volume 24, Supplement

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