Is muscle-sparing thoracotomy advantageous?


Çobanoğlu U. , HIZ O., Melek M. , EDIRNE Y.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, cilt.19, ss.43-48, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Dergi Adı: TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.43-48

Özet

Background: The aim of this study was to compare muscle-sparing thoracotomy for the latissimus dorsi and the serratus anterior muscles (MST-L), and muscle-sparing thoracotomy for serratus anterior muscle (MST-S) with each other and with standard posterolateral thoracotomy (SPLT) in terms of advantages and disadvantages.