thoracic wall

Summary

Summary: The outer margins of the thorax containing SKIN, deep FASCIA; THORACIC VERTEBRAE; RIBS; STERNUM; and MUSCLES.

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  1. Gauer T, Engel K, Kiesel A, Albers D, Rades D. Comparison of electron IMRT to helical photon IMRT and conventional photon irradiation for treatment of breast and chest wall tumours. Radiother Oncol. 2010;94:313-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We compare treatment plans of electron IMRT to helical photon IMRT and conventional irradiation...
  2. Charlesworth T, Sturgess C. Increased incidence of thoracic wall deformities in related Bengal kittens. J Feline Med Surg. 2012;14:365-8 pubmed publisher
    ..An increased incidence (12/244) of thoracic wall deformity was detected amongst the Bengal kittens...
  3. Blanco R, Parras T, McDonnell J, Prats Galino A. Serratus plane block: a novel ultrasound-guided thoracic wall nerve block. Anaesthesia. 2013;68:1107-13 pubmed publisher
    ..trial, they highlight the potential for the serratus plane block to provide analgesia following surgery on the thoracic wall. We suggest that this novel approach appears to be safe, effective, and easy to perform, and is associated ..
  4. Krueger E, Fraass B, McShan D, Marsh R, Pierce L. Potential gains for irradiation of chest wall and regional nodes with intensity modulated radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2003;56:1023-37 pubmed
    ..To develop an intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) technique for postmastectomy RT that improves target coverage while sparing all appropriate normal tissues...
  5. Schafmayer C, Kahlke V, Leuschner I, Pai M, Tepel J. Elastofibroma dorsi as differential diagnosis in tumors of the thoracic wall. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006;82:1501-4 pubmed
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging showed an inhomogeneous tumor on the right dorsolateral thoracic wall that measured 7 x 4 x 7 cm with contrast enhancement...
  6. Dalfior D, Eccher A, Menestrina F, Bonzanini M, Dvornik G. Epithelioid hemangioma of the thoracic wall mimicking breast tumor: a case report. Breast J. 2008;14:300-1 pubmed publisher
  7. Lorenzini M, Gatti S, Giannitrapani A. Giant basal cell carcinoma of the thoracic wall: a case report and review of the literature. Br J Plast Surg. 2005;58:1007-10 pubmed
    ..The lesion infiltrated the mediastinum, occluding the left brachiocephalic vein. Vascular invasion caused venous occlusion affecting the left upper limb. Neither surgical treatment nor radiotherapy were practicable...
  8. Pfannschmidt J, Geisbüsch P, Muley T, Hoffmann H, Dienemann H. Surgical resection of secondary chest wall tumors. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005;53:234-9 pubmed
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate which factors influence survival following surgical resection of secondary tumors of the chest wall (non-bronchial carcinoma)...
  9. Cavey M, Bayouth J, Endres E, Pena J, Colman M, Hatch S. Dosimetric comparison of conventional and forward-planned intensity-modulated techniques for comprehensive locoregional irradiation of post-mastectomy left breast cancers. Med Dosim. 2005;30:107-16 pubmed
    ..The fIMRT technique demonstrated the ability to maintain the advantage of each of the other 2 techniques: reducing the dose to OARs, as with PE, and providing superior target volume coverage, as with PWT...

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  1. Tateishi U, Gladish G, Kusumoto M, Hasegawa T, Yokoyama R, Tsuchiya R, et al. Chest wall tumors: radiologic findings and pathologic correlation: part 2. Malignant tumors. Radiographics. 2003;23:1491-508 pubmed
    ..The article reviews the clinical and imaging features of the most common malignant chest wall tumors and presents images collected at a single cancer referral center...
  2. Lans T, van der Pol C, Wouters M, Schmitz P, Van Geel A. Complications in wound healing after chest wall resection in cancer patients; a multivariate analysis of 220 patients. J Thorac Oncol. 2009;4:639-43 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study is to describe these factors, irrespective of prognosis, survival, or systemic complications...
  3. Coban S, Yuksel O, Koklu S, Ceyhan K, Baykara M, Dokmeci A. Atypical presentation of hepatocellular carcinoma: a mass on the left thoracic wall. BMC Cancer. 2004;4:89 pubmed
    ..The most frequent metastatic sites are the lung, bone, lymphatics, and brain, respectively. Metastases to the chest wall have been reported only rarely...
  4. Lee C, Bayman N, Swindell R, Faivre Finn C. Prophylactic radiotherapy to intervention sites in mesothelioma: a systematic review and survey of UK practice. Lung Cancer. 2009;66:150-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This is believed to be reduced by the common practice of prophylactic irradiation to intervention tracts (PIT). However, evidence to support PIT is currently inadequate and contentious...
  5. Malghem J, Baudrez V, Lecouvet F, Lebon C, Maldague B, Vande Berg B. Imaging study findings in elastofibroma dorsi. Joint Bone Spine. 2004;71:536-41 pubmed
    ..When the lesion exhibits typical imaging features and produces no symptoms, as is usually the case, further investigations are probably unnecessary...
  6. Popescu C, Olivotto I, Beckham W, Ansbacher W, Zavgorodni S, Shaffer R, et al. Volumetric modulated arc therapy improves dosimetry and reduces treatment time compared to conventional intensity-modulated radiotherapy for locoregional radiotherapy of left-sided breast cancer and internal mammary nodes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010;76:287-95 pubmed publisher
    ..This study compared VMAT with cIMRT and with conventional modified wide-tangent (MWT) techniques for locoregional radiotherapy for left-sided breast cancer, including internal mammary nodes...
  7. Li H, Roux J, Pranikoff T, Kilpatrick S, Cappellari J. Deep juvenile xanthogranuloma presenting as a chest wall mass: a case report. Acta Cytol. 2008;52:607-11 pubmed
    ..We report the fine needle aspiration cytologv (FNAC) findings of deep JXG...
  8. Ergun T, Lakadamyali H, Lakadamyali H, Gokay E. Myositis ossificans in the right inferior thoracic wall as an unusual cause of lower thoracic-upper abdominal pain: report of a case. Surg Today. 2008;38:962-4 pubmed publisher
    We report a case of thoracic wall myositis ossificans (MO) located anterior to the ninth rib, causing right lower thoracic-upper abdominal pain. The diagnosis was based on the findings of ultrasonography (US) and computed tomography (CT)...
  9. Weyant M, Bains M, Venkatraman E, Downey R, Park B, Flores R, et al. Results of chest wall resection and reconstruction with and without rigid prosthesis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006;81:279-85 pubmed
    ..Chest wall resections are associated with significant morbidity, with respiratory failure in as many as 27% of patients. We hypothesized that our selective use of a rigid prosthesis for reconstruction reduces respiratory complications...
  10. Lopushinsky S, Fecteau A. Pectus deformities: a review of open surgery in the modern era. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2008;17:201-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this review is to identify current management, outcomes, and controversy in the treatment of pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum...
  11. Kawaguchi K, Mori S, Usami N, Fukui T, Mitsudomi T, Yokoi K. Preoperative evaluation of the depth of chest wall invasion and the extent of combined resections in lung cancer patients. Lung Cancer. 2009;64:41-4 pubmed publisher
    ..However, in patients without these findings, an extrapleural approach could be initially attempted for chest wall resection, because an en-bloc resection had no survival benefit for patients with shallow invasion...
  12. van der Laan H, Korevaar E, Dolsma W, Maduro J, Langendijk J. Minimising contralateral breast dose in post-mastectomy intensity-modulated radiotherapy by incorporating conformal electron irradiation. Radiother Oncol. 2010;94:235-40 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess the potential benefit of incorporating conformal electron irradiation in intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for loco-regional post-mastectomy RT...
  13. Koshy M, Zhang B, Naqvi S, Liu B, Mohiuddin M. A novel technique for post-mastectomy breast irradiation utilising non-coplanar intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Br J Radiol. 2010;83:874-81 pubmed publisher
    ..3% from 7.5% (p = 0.01) for the PWT plan and 4.9% (p = 0.02) for the 5F plan. In conclusion, non-coplanar IMRT results in improved coverage of the PTV and a lower heart dose when compared with a 5F or PWT plan...
  14. Ferron G, Garrido I, Martel P, Gesson Paute A, Classe J, Letourneur B, et al. Combined laparoscopically harvested omental flap with meshed skin grafts and vacuum-assisted closure for reconstruction of complex chest wall defects. Ann Plast Surg. 2007;58:150-5 pubmed
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the use of vacuum-assisted closure (V.A.C.) in combination with laparoscopically harvested omental flap and meshed skin graft for treating these complex wounds...
  15. Pfannschmidt J, Geisbüsch P, Muley T, Dienemann H, Hoffmann H. Surgical treatment of primary soft tissue sarcomas involving the chest: experiences in 25 patients. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006;54:182-7 pubmed
    ..Primary soft tissue sarcomas of the chest wall are uncommon and data concerning treatment and results are sparse. We reviewed our experience with chest wall resections of these lesions...
  16. O Sullivan P, O Dwyer H, Flint J, Munk P, Muller N. Soft tissue tumours and mass-like lesions of the chest wall: a pictorial review of CT and MR findings. Br J Radiol. 2007;80:574-80 pubmed
    ..Other lesions encountered include desmoid tumours and malignant fibrous histiocytoma. Many have distinctive radiological findings or occur in specific locations, allowing a specific radiological diagnosis to be suggested...
  17. Oueslati S, Douira Khomsi W, Bouaziz M, Zaouia K. Elastofibroma dorsi: A report on 6 cases. Acta Orthop Belg. 2006;72:237-42 pubmed
    ..We report six cases of elastofibroma dorsi, the clinical presentation and radiology findings are reviewed and compared with literature...
  18. Kaur S, Thami G, Gupta P, Kanwar A. Recalcitrant scrofuloderma due to rib tuberculosis. Pediatr Dermatol. 2003;20:309-12 pubmed
    ..Surgical resection of the affected rib led to complete resolution. Early diagnosis of TB of this rare site and the role of surgical intervention in such cases is emphasized...
  19. Tateishi U, Gladish G, Kusumoto M, Hasegawa T, Yokoyama R, Tsuchiya R, et al. Chest wall tumors: radiologic findings and pathologic correlation: part 1. Benign tumors. Radiographics. 2003;23:1477-90 pubmed
    ..Both aneurysmal bone cysts and giant cell tumors typically manifest as expansile osteolytic lesions and occasionally show fluid-fluid levels suggestive of diagnosis...
  20. Pameijer C, Smith D, McCahill L, Bimston D, Wagman L, Ellenhorn J. Full-thickness chest wall resection for recurrent breast carcinoma: an institutional review and meta-analysis. Am Surg. 2005;71:711-5 pubmed
    ..Full-thickness chest wall resection for patients with isolated local recurrence of breast cancer can provide long-term palliation and even cure in some patients...
  21. Varela P, Torre M. Thoracoscopic cartilage resection with partial perichondrium preservation in unilateral pectus carinatum: preliminary results. J Pediatr Surg. 2011;46:263-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this work is to present our modification to this approach...
  22. Abbas A, Deschamps C, Cassivi S, Nichols F, Allen M, Schleck C, et al. Chest-wall desmoid tumors: results of surgical intervention. Ann Thorac Surg. 2004;78:1219-23; discussion 1219-23 pubmed
    ..We are analyzing our experience with treatment of desmoid tumors of the chest wall and adjacent structures...
  23. Chagpar A, Langstein H, Kronowitz S, Singletary S, Ross M, Buchholz T, et al. Treatment and outcome of patients with chest wall recurrence after mastectomy and breast reconstruction. Am J Surg. 2004;187:164-9 pubmed
    ..We examined the impact of breast reconstruction on the treatment and outcomes of patients who subsequently developed a CWR...
  24. Harms W, Krempien R, Grehn C, Hensley F, Berns C, Wannenmacher M, et al. [Reirradiation of chest wall local recurrences from breast cancer]. Zentralbl Gynakol. 2004;126:19-23 pubmed
    ..The aim of this article was to describe the radio-therapeutic treatment options in previously irradiated patients suffering from breast cancer local recurrences and to review the literature...
  25. Mathur S, Gupta R, Seith A, Agarwala S, Subramanian S, Gupta S. Aspiration cytology of mesenchymal hamartoma of the chest wall in an infant: a case report. Acta Cytol. 2010;54:63-5 pubmed
    ..Mesenchymal hamartoma is a rare chest wall lesion that can be diagnosed on cytology, provided that the cytopathologist is aware of this uncommon entity and appreciates the benign cytologic features. ..
  26. Gross J, Younes R, Haddad F, Deheinzelin D, Pinto C, Costa M. Soft-tissue sarcomas of the chest wall: prognostic factors. Chest. 2005;127:902-8 pubmed
    ..To evaluate factors that are predictive of outcome for patients with chest wall soft-tissue sarcomas...
  27. Kolodziejski L, Wysocki W, Komorowski A. Full-thickness chest wall resection for recurrence of breast malignancy. Breast J. 2005;11:273-7 pubmed
    ..FTCWR with immediate reconstruction with soft tissues should be considered in patients with local solitary recurrence after mastectomy for breast malignancy. This option offers good long-term results and minimal morbidity...
  28. Bösner S, Becker A, Hani M, Keller H, Sönnichsen A, Karatolios K, et al. Chest wall syndrome in primary care patients with chest pain: presentation, associated features and diagnosis. Fam Pract. 2010;27:363-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Chest wall syndrome (CWS) is the most frequent aetiology of chest pain in a primary care setting...
  29. Wahl A, Rademaker A, Kiel K, Jones E, Marks L, Croog V, et al. Multi-institutional review of repeat irradiation of chest wall and breast for recurrent breast cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008;70:477-84 pubmed
    ..To review the toxicity and clinical outcomes for patients who underwent repeat chest wall or breast irradiation (RT) after local recurrence...
  30. Verdon F, Burnand B, Herzig L, Junod M, Pecoud A, Favrat B. Chest wall syndrome among primary care patients: a cohort study. BMC Fam Pract. 2007;8:51 pubmed
    ..However, there is a lack of information about the characteristics of this syndrome. The aims of the study are to describe the clinical aspects of chest wall syndrome (CWS)...
  31. Sonnik D, Selvaraj R, Faul C, Gerszten K, Heron D, King G. Treatment techniques for 3D conformal radiation to breast and chest wall including the internal mammary chain. Med Dosim. 2007;32:7-12 pubmed
    ..The wide tangent technique required less treatment planning and delivery time. We compared the 2 techniques and their resultant DVHs and feasibility in a busy clinic...
  32. Chagpar A, Meric Bernstam F, Hunt K, Ross M, Cristofanilli M, Singletary S, et al. Chest wall recurrence after mastectomy does not always portend a dismal outcome. Ann Surg Oncol. 2003;10:628-34 pubmed
    ..Chest wall recurrence (CWR) after mastectomy often forecasts a grim prognosis. Predictors of outcome after CWR, however, are not clear...
  33. Dunlap N, Cai J, Biedermann G, Yang W, Benedict S, Sheng K, et al. Chest wall volume receiving >30 Gy predicts risk of severe pain and/or rib fracture after lung stereotactic body radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010;76:796-801 pubmed publisher
    ..To identify the dose-volume parameters that predict the risk of chest wall (CW) pain and/or rib fracture after lung stereotactic body radiotherapy...
  34. Wouters M, Van Geel A, Nieuwenhuis L, Van Tinteren H, Verhoef C, van Coevorden F, et al. Outcome after surgical resections of recurrent chest wall sarcomas. J Clin Oncol. 2008;26:5113-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Sarcomas of the chest wall are rare, and wide surgical resection is generally the cornerstone of treatment. The objective of our study was to evaluate outcome of full-thickness resections of recurrent and primary chest wall sarcomas...
  35. Styring E, Fernebro J, Jönsson P, Ehinger A, Engellau J, Rissler P, et al. Changing clinical presentation of angiosarcomas after breast cancer: from late tumors in edematous arms to earlier tumors on the thoracic wall. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010;122:883-7 pubmed publisher
    ..collected from all females with previous breast cancer who developed angiosarcomas/lymphangiosarcomas on the thoracic wall/upper extremity between 1958 and 2008 in the Southern Swedish health care region...
  36. Matsuoka H, Nishio W, Okada M, Sakamoto T, Yoshimura M, Tsubota N. Resection of chest wall invasion in patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2004;26:1200-4 pubmed
    ..It is unsolved whether the depth of chest wall involvement or the type of resection (extrapleural or en bloc) affects long-term survival...
  37. Parra Gordo M, Soleto Roncero M, Terriza Rueda M, Marcuello Olona P, Mariño Espuelas J, Castaño Pascual A. [Congenital fibrosarcoma of the thoracic wall]. An Pediatr (Barc). 2004;61:565-7 pubmed
  38. Doddoli C, D Journo B, Le Pimpec Barthes F, Dujon A, Foucault C, Thomas P, et al. Lung cancer invading the chest wall: a plea for en-bloc resection but the need for new treatment strategies. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005;80:2032-40 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to assess prognostic factors in completely resected pT3 chest wall NSCLC patients...
  39. Rudat V, Alaradi A, Mohamed A, Ai Yahya K, Altuwaijri S. Tangential beam IMRT versus tangential beam 3D-CRT of the chest wall in postmastectomy breast cancer patients: a dosimetric comparison. Radiat Oncol. 2011;6:26 pubmed publisher
    ..planned tangential beam intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) compared to standard wedged tangential beam three-dimensionally planned conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) of the chest wall in unselected postmastectomy breast cancer patients..
  40. Wang M, Pan Y, Zhou Z, Cui Y, Du K, Li S. [Clinical Investigation on CT guided cryoablation for treating invasive chest wall or pleural tumors]. Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi. 2017;39:395-399 pubmed publisher
    ..03)???????1????1?????3?????6???????????90.9%(20/22)?90.9%(20/22)?86.4% (19/22)?81.8%(18/22)????????13.5?????pfs?7???????????????????????16??????5???????3????5????3?? ??? ct???????????????????????????????. ..
  41. Wurtz A, Rousse N, Benhamed L, Conti M, Hysi I, Pinçon C, et al. Simplified open repair for anterior chest wall deformities. Analysis of results in 205 patients. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2012;98:319-26 pubmed publisher
    Pectus deformities are the most frequently seen congenital thoracic wall anomalies. The cause of these conditions is thought to be abnormal elongation of the rib cartilages...
  42. Liao Y, Luo Y, Lu F, Hyakusoku H, Gao J, Jiang P. Pre-expanded Intercostal Perforator Super-Thin Skin Flap. Clin Plast Surg. 2017;44:73-89 pubmed publisher
    ..It is used to reconstruct large defects on the face and neck, thus restoring function and cosmetic appearance. ..
  43. Nijsure Y, Tay W, Gunawan E, Wen F, Yang Z, Guan Y, et al. An impulse radio ultrawideband system for contactless noninvasive respiratory monitoring. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2013;60:1509-17 pubmed publisher
    ..The feasibility of our proposed system is verified by both the simulation and experiment results. ..
  44. Dixon J, Smythe W, Rascoe P, Reznik S. Surgical resection of giant fibrous dysplasia for near respiratory collapse. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013;95:e135-7 pubmed publisher
    ..At 6 months, his FEV1 was 49% and his diffusion capacity was 56%. He no longer required supplemental oxygen and now exercises daily. ..
  45. Brandao D, Lage S, Britto R, Parreira V, de Oliveira W, Martins S, et al. Chest wall regional volume in heart failure patients during inspiratory loaded breathing. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2012;180:269-74 pubmed publisher
    ..878; p<0.01).Then, patients with CHF and cardiomegaly are characterized by a reduced mobility in left part of the lower part of the rib cage, that contributes leading to increased perception of dyspnea during submaximal exercise. ..
  46. Li S, Zhang F, Zhang Y, Liang Y, Qi X, Yang X, et al. Implantation at sternocleidomastoid and chest wall after endoscopic thyroid carcinoma surgery. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2012;22:e239-42 pubmed publisher
  47. Chang D, Ma H, Liao W, Huang M, Wu P. Atypical Lipomatous Tumors of the Extremities and Trunk Wall-The First Case Series of Chinese Population With 45 Cases. Ann Plast Surg. 2016;76 Suppl 1:S8-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Wide resection had similar recurrence rates to marginal resection, but it might lead to more complications. Therefore, marginal resection is considered appropriate for the treatment of ALTs. ..
  48. Mlika M, Abdeljalil N, Boudaya S, Ayadi Kaddour A, Kilani T, Mezni F. About a challenging tumour, elastofibroma dorsi: an eight-case study. Pathologica. 2013;105:104-6 pubmed
    ..5 years (range 47-75 years). We aim to highlight the clinical and radiologic presentation of elastofibroma dorsi in order to increase awareness of its existence and management. ..
  49. Celik S, Gurer O, Aydemir C. Sternal dehiscence accompanied by protrusion of the left lung through the chest wall. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013;61:258-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Recurrence was not observed within the 6-month follow-up period, his general condition was good. The clinical course of the patient was retrospectively reviewed, and this case was reported with a unique complication. ..
  50. Grozavu C, Fera A, Ilias M, Marin D, Pantile D, Dabelea C. Anterior thoracic wall giant tumor--special surgical procedure. Chirurgia (Bucur). 2012;107:252-5 pubmed
    ..the case of a 39 years old male known with an anterior thoracic traumatism in 1993 who observed ananterior thoracic wall tumor since 2000...
  51. Althubaiti G, Butler C. Abdominal wall and chest wall reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014;133:688e-701e pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this article is to provide an updated summary of reconstruction of the abdominal and chest walls, focusing on commonly encountered problems. ..
  52. LoCoco F, Cesario A, Mattei F, Petrone G, Vita L, Petracca Ciavarella L, et al. Elastofibroma dorsi: clinicopathological analysis of 71 cases. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013;61:215-22 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study is to provide, on the basis of a single-institutional, homogeneous and large experience, ample evidences to support etiological and "clinical-usefulness-grade" classification hypotheses...
  53. Basharkhah A, Pansy J, Urban C, Höllwarth M. Outcomes after interdisciplinary management of 7 patients with Askin tumor. Pediatr Surg Int. 2013;29:431-6 pubmed publisher
    ..malignant chest wall tumors, which require multimodal therapy including often extensive resection of the thoracic wall. This study evaluated the outcome of Askin tumor in seven patients with an interdisciplinary approach...
  54. Gronchi A, Ferrari S, Quagliuolo V, Broto J, Pousa A, Grignani G, et al. Histotype-tailored neoadjuvant chemotherapy versus standard chemotherapy in patients with high-risk soft-tissue sarcomas (ISG-STS 1001): an international, open-label, randomised, controlled, phase 3, multicentre trial. Lancet Oncol. 2017;18:812-822 pubmed publisher
    ..The benefit seen with the standard chemotherapy regimen suggests that this benefit might be the added value of neoadjuvant chemotherapy itself in patients with high-risk soft-tissue sarcoma. European Union grant (Eurosarc FP7 278472). ..
  55. Colebunders B, Colpaert S, Mertens M, Willemsen P. Thoraco-abdominal wall reconstruction after surgical debulking of a giant retroperitoneal liposarcoma: a case report. Acta Chir Belg. 2011;111:250-2 pubmed
    ..A case of a patient with a recurrent dedifferentiated retroperitoneal liposarcoma with extensive invasion of the thoraco-abdominal wall including the skin, requiring reconstructive surgery after debulking of the tumor is reported...
  56. Yoshitomi S, Tsuji H, Abe Y. [Two cases of recurrence of breast cancer at the chest wall wherein chest wall complications were treated by ablation]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2013;40:2348-50 pubmed
    ..We thereby report our experience with these 2 cases wherein local control was eventually achieved. ..
  57. Klimek P, Lutz T, Stranzinger E, Zachariou Z, Kessler U, Berger S. Handlebar injuries in children. Pediatr Surg Int. 2013;29:269-73 pubmed publisher
    ..We present our experiences applying a diagnostic and therapeutic algorithm for blunt abdominal trauma, and present the history of two selected cases...
  58. Stenqvist O, Grivans C, Andersson B, Lundin S. Lung elastance and transpulmonary pressure can be determined without using oesophageal pressure measurements. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2012;56:738-47 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the present study was to demonstrate that lung elastance and transpulmonary pressure can be determined without using oesophageal pressure measurements...
  59. Cardillo G, Spaggiari L, Galetta D, Carleo F, Carbone L, Morrone A, et al. Pneumonectomy with en bloc chest wall resection: is it worthwhile? Report on 34 patients from two institutions. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013;17:54-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Pneumonectomy with en bloc chest wall resection is often denied because of the procedure-related high risk. We evaluated the short- and long-term outcome of this procedure...
  60. Bayarri C, de Guevara A, Martin Ucar A. Initial single-port thoracoscopy to reduce surgical trauma during open en bloc chest wall and pulmonary resection for locally invasive cancer. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013;17:32-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe an alternative method of estimating the boundaries of chest wall resection employing video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and hypodermic needles...
  61. Ban H, Busch D, Pathak S, Moscatelli F, Machida M, Schotland J, et al. Diffuse optical tomography in the presence of a chest wall. J Biomed Opt. 2013;18:26016 pubmed publisher
    ..We also introduce and demonstrate a linear algebraic reconstruction method well suited for very large data sets in the presence of a chest wall...
  62. Beckett A, Savage E, Pannell D, Acharya S, Kirkpatrick A, Tien H. Needle decompression for tension pneumothorax in Tactical Combat Casualty Care: do catheters placed in the midaxillary line kink more often than those in the midclavicular line?. J Trauma. 2011;71:S408-12 pubmed publisher
  63. Ripka W, Ricieri D, Ulbricht L, Neves E, Stadnik A, Romaneli E. Biophotogrammetry model of respiratory motion analysis applied to children. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012;2012:2404-7 pubmed publisher
    ..05). It reflects the mobility of CW and compartments. In conclusion, the proposed method can identify the breathing pattern of the measured subject using images in two dimensions (2D)...
  64. Stacey M, Dutta D, Cao W, Asmar A, Elsayed Ali H, Kelly R, et al. Atomic force microscopy characterization of collagen 'nanostraws' in human costal cartilage. Micron. 2013;44:483-7 pubmed publisher
  65. Chun Y, Verma K, Sinha I, Rosen H, Hergrueter C, Wong J, et al. Impact of prior ipsilateral chest wall radiation on pedicled TRAM flap breast reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2013;71:16-9 pubmed publisher
  66. Sakumi A, Shiraishi K, Onoe T, Yamamoto K, Haga A, Yoda K, et al. Single-arc volumetric modulated arc therapy planning for left breast cancer and regional nodes. J Radiat Res. 2012;53:151-3 pubmed
  67. Cerfolio R, Bryant A, Minnich D. Minimally invasive chest wall resection: sparing the overlying, uninvolved extrathoracic musculature of the chest. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012;94:1744-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Ribs with invading cancer are resected from inside of the chest instead of cutting the uninvolved muscles over them. The approach used can be a thoracotomy, robotic, or video-assisted technique...