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Anterior Chest Wall Reconstruction Using Polypropylene Mesh: A Retrospective Study.

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 Anterior chest wall resection for oncological purposes is usually combined with a form of reconstruction. Most surgeons are convinced that ventrally located defects more than 4 to 5 cm require adequate reconstruction to minimize the risk of lung herniation and respiratory distress through paradox motion. We describe our in-house results of ventral chest wall reconstruction using polypropylene mesh without the use of metallic or biological implants regardless of the extent of chest wall resection.

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Name: The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon
ISSN: 1439-1902
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