"Sternum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A long, narrow, and flat bone commonly known as BREASTBONE occurring in the midsection of the anterior thoracic segment or chest region, which stabilizes the rib cage and serves as the point of origin for several muscles that move the arms, head, and neck.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sternum" by people in Profiles.
The earliest segmental sternum in a Permian synapsid and its implications for the evolution of mammalian locomotion and ventilation. Sci Rep. 2022 08 05; 12(1):13472.
Sparing not only the sternum but also the pain: why port only is best. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 07 11; 62(2).
Reply: To PMID 23312791. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Oct; 96(4):1527-1528.
Modified nuss procedure in concurrent repair of pectus excavatum and open heart surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Mar; 95(3):1043-9.
Sternal closure with rigid plate fixation versus wire closure: a randomized controlled multicenter trial. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Dec; 94(6):1854-61.
Shoulder and head elevation improves laryngoscopic view for tracheal intubation in nonobese as well as obese individuals. J Clin Anesth. 2012 Mar; 24(2):104-8.
Primary sternal closure with titanium plate fixation: plastic surgery effecting a paradigm shift. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Jun; 125(6):1720-1724.
Low-pressure negative-pressure wound therapy using the Pleur-evac system in hemodynamically unstable patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Apr; 125(4):179e-181e.
Late reoperations for Fontan patients: state of the art invited review. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2008 Nov; 34(5):1034-40.
A novel bioresorbable film reduces postoperative adhesions after infant cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Aug; 86(2):614-21.