We propose a new technique using trimmed plastic syringes as a 'bridging skeleton' in delayed sternal closure for complex congenital heart surgery. The technique achieves at low cost good stability and the necessary compliance vital four ultimate survival.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon|
|Publication status||Published - 1993|
- Delayed sternal closure
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine