The serratus sling: A simplified serratus-sparing technique

Richard F. Heitmiller

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Abstract

A partial muscle-sparing technique is presented that combines the advantage of muscle sparing with the wide exposure offered by a posterolateral incision. The technique is simple and quick, does not require elaborate equipment, and facilitates thoracotomy closure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)867-868
Number of pages2
JournalThe Annals of thoracic surgery
Volume48
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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