poland syndrome

Summary

Summary: A syndrome which is characterized by symbrachydactyly and aplasia of the sternal head of pectoralis major.

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  1. ncbi Endoscopically assisted reconstruction of male and female poland syndrome
    Gregory H Borschel
    Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1536-43. 2002
  2. ncbi Individualized implant-based reconstruction of Poland syndrome breast and soft tissue deformities
    Gregory H Borschel
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:507-14. 2007
  3. ncbi [Anesthetic management of patients with Poland syndrome: report of two cases]
    Yukako Marui
    Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180
    Masui 52:274-6. 2003
  4. ncbi Poland-Moebius syndrome: a case with oral anomalies
    A C Domingos
    Department of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Piracicaba, Brazil
    Oral Dis 10:404-7. 2004
  5. ncbi Autologous fat injection in Poland's syndrome
    V Pinsolle
    Service de Chirurgie Plastique, CHU Bordeaux Université Bordeaux 2, Hopital Pellegrin Tondu, Place Amelie Raba Leon, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:784-91. 2008
  6. ncbi Prenatal ultrasound diagnosis of poland syndrome
    Dario Paladini
    Fetal Cardiology Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Federico II of Naples, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 104:1156-9. 2004
  7. ncbi Poland syndrome with bilateral features: case description with review of the literature
    Anwar Baban
    Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Gaslini Children Hospital, Genova, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 149:1597-602. 2009
  8. ncbi Poland anomaly associated with ipsilateral combined hamartoma of retina and retinal pigment epithelium
    T Stupp
    Eye (Lond) 18:550-2. 2004
  9. ncbi Poland's syndrome with spontaneous pneumothorax: report of two cases
    Shi Ping Luh
    Department of Surgery, Kuang Tien General Hospital, Hong Kuang College of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 101:148-51. 2002
  10. ncbi Poland syndrome: a contraindication to the use of the internal thoracic artery in coronary artery bypass grafting?
    Maneesh Ailiwadi
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:578-9. 2005

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  1. ncbi Endoscopically assisted reconstruction of male and female poland syndrome
    Gregory H Borschel
    Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1536-43. 2002
    b>Poland syndrome produces deformities of the breast and chest wall that can be highly disfiguring in both men and women...
  2. ncbi Individualized implant-based reconstruction of Poland syndrome breast and soft tissue deformities
    Gregory H Borschel
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:507-14. 2007
    b>Poland syndrome encompasses a constellation of congenital chest wall, breast, and upper-extremity deformities, which present a significant reconstructive challenge for the plastic surgeon...
  3. ncbi [Anesthetic management of patients with Poland syndrome: report of two cases]
    Yukako Marui
    Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka 814 0180
    Masui 52:274-6. 2003
    b>Poland syndrome is a rare anomaly characterized by unilateral absence of the pectoral muscles and ipsilateral syndactyly and microdactyly. Associated anomalies include defect of ipsilateral ribs and costal cartilages...
  4. ncbi Poland-Moebius syndrome: a case with oral anomalies
    A C Domingos
    Department of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Piracicaba, Brazil
    Oral Dis 10:404-7. 2004
    ..Panoramic and lateral skull radiographs confirmed the absence of certain teeth and the hypoplastic mandible. The diagnosis of Poland-Moebius syndrome was made on the basis of cranial nerve involvement and oro-facial manifestations...
  5. ncbi Autologous fat injection in Poland's syndrome
    V Pinsolle
    Service de Chirurgie Plastique, CHU Bordeaux Université Bordeaux 2, Hopital Pellegrin Tondu, Place Amelie Raba Leon, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:784-91. 2008
    ..This technique is useful to add volume and especially to correct the contour defects of this syndrome such as the subclavicular hollow and absence of anterior axillary fold...
  6. ncbi Prenatal ultrasound diagnosis of poland syndrome
    Dario Paladini
    Fetal Cardiology Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Federico II of Naples, Italy
    Obstet Gynecol 104:1156-9. 2004
    b>Poland syndrome is a congenital nongenetic anomaly characterized by unilateral chest wall hypoplasia, ipsilateral hand abnormalities, and hemivertebrae. It has not ben described so far in the fetus.
  7. ncbi Poland syndrome with bilateral features: case description with review of the literature
    Anwar Baban
    Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Gaslini Children Hospital, Genova, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 149:1597-602. 2009
    b>Poland syndrome (PS) has been described as unilateral pectoral muscle deficiency variably associated with ipsilateral thoracic and upper limb anomalies...
  8. ncbi Poland anomaly associated with ipsilateral combined hamartoma of retina and retinal pigment epithelium
    T Stupp
    Eye (Lond) 18:550-2. 2004
  9. ncbi Poland's syndrome with spontaneous pneumothorax: report of two cases
    Shi Ping Luh
    Department of Surgery, Kuang Tien General Hospital, Hong Kuang College of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 101:148-51. 2002
    ..Blood supply disruption has been hypothesized as a pathogenic mechanism of both spontaneous pneumothorax and Poland's syndrome, suggesting an association between these two diseases...
  10. ncbi Poland syndrome: a contraindication to the use of the internal thoracic artery in coronary artery bypass grafting?
    Maneesh Ailiwadi
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:578-9. 2005
  11. doi The carpal bones in Poland syndrome
    Talia Friedman
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Skeletal Radiol 38:585-91. 2009
    Classical Poland syndrome is represented by unilateral aplasia of the sternocostal head of the pectoralis major muscle and ipsilateral simple syndactyly and brachydactyly...
  12. ncbi A variant of Poland syndrome associated with dextroposition
    Hakan Mutlu
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Haydarpasa Teaching Hospital, Department of Radiology, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Thorac Imaging 22:341-2. 2007
    b>Poland syndrome is characterized by partial or complete absence of pectoralis muscles, ipsilateral syndactyly, and occasionally other malformations of the anterior chest wall and breast...
  13. ncbi Poland's syndrome revisited
    Alexander A Fokin
    The Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Carolinas Heart Institute, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:2218-25. 2002
    ..Muscle flaps and breast implants may be used to correct muscle deficiency and breast hypoplasia and to help achieve a complete cosmetic repair...
  14. ncbi Cavernous malformation with Poland-Möbius syndrome. Case illustration
    Melike Mut
    Department of Neurosurgery, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Neurosurg 107:79. 2007
  15. ncbi Poland's syndrome in one identical twin
    D B Stevens
    Shriners Hospital for Children, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 20:392-5. 2000
    ..The original case described by Poland in 1841 was his cadaver, and no family history was reported. This twin study provides strong evidence that the condition is not determined by gene transmission...
  16. ncbi Poland-Möbius syndrome and cocaine abuse: a relook at vascular etiology
    Surasak Puvabanditsin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey 07302, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 32:285-7. 2005
    ..Maternal history revealed multiple uses of cocaine during the first 3 months of pregnancy. The patient supports the Poland-Möbius combination and the possibility of vascular disruption sequence...
  17. ncbi Breast cancer in Poland syndrome
    R J Havlik
    Sections of Plastic Surgery and General Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202 5200, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:180-2. 1999
    A 33-year-old African-American woman with a severe manifestation of Poland syndrome developed breast cancer in the ipsilateral breast...
  18. ncbi A case of ductal carcinoma in situ of breast with Poland syndrome
    T C M Wong
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 33:382-4. 2004
    A 51-year-old woman was diagnosed with a rare case of multi-focal ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast associated with Poland syndrome.
  19. ncbi Poland syndrome associated with renal agenesis
    F K Assadi
    Section of Nephrology, Rush Children s Hospital, 725 West Harrison Street, Suite 710, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 17:269-71. 2002
    b>Poland syndrome is characterized by unilateral aplasia or hypoplasia of the sternocostal portion of the pectoralis major muscle and ipsilateral syndactyly...
  20. ncbi Unilateral absence of the trapezius and pectoralis major muscle: a variant of Poland syndrome
    Ph Debeer
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Leuven, University Hospital Pellenberg, Lubbeek, Belgium
    Genet Couns 13:449-53. 2002
    ..We believe that this anomaly belongs to the spectrum of anomalies resulting from disruption of the blood supply in the embryonic subclavian and vertebral arteries, as suggested in Poland syndrome.
  21. ncbi Radiological aspects of the Poland syndrome and implications for treatment: a case study and review
    Hans Joachim Mentzel
    Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Friedrich Schiller University, Bachstrasse 18, 07740 Jena, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 161:455-9. 2002
    b>Poland syndrome (PS) (OMIM 173800) is a rare congenital anomaly classically consisting of the combination of unilateral aplasia of the sternocostal head of the major pectoral muscle and an ipsilateral hypoplastic hand with simple ..
  22. ncbi [Differential diagnosis of Poland-syndrome versus unilateral accentuated thelarche]
    K Bock
    Klinik fur Gynakologie, Gynäkologische Endokrinologie und Onkologie der Philipps Universität Marburg
    Ultraschall Med 25:377-82. 2004
    ..We report the value of panoramic-sonography in the diagnosis of this rare condition in three patients...
  23. ncbi Anterior thoracic hypoplasia: a separate entity from Poland syndrome
    Scott L Spear
    Department of Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:69-77; discussion 78-9. 2004
    ..with anterior thoracic depression, breast hypoplasia, and subsequent asymmetry are often diagnosed with Poland syndrome regardless of pectoralis involvement, or are placed in the generic category of breast asymmetry or skeletal ..
  24. ncbi Modifying integra as a regeneration template in deep tissue planes
    J D Frame
    Springfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 7GU, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:460-4. 2006
    ..Such regenerated tissues survive at least 3 years after burying. Modification to the technique to avoid visible edges are being developed...
  25. ncbi [The balloon dissector in expander treatment: A ten-year experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery]
    K Oestreich
    Klinik für Hand, Plastische und Rekonstruktive Chirurgie Schwerbrandverletztenzentrum, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik Ludwigshafen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 38:240-5. 2006
    ..The use of the balloon dissector ("space maker") for the implantation of soft tissue expanders is illustrated and technical aspects and advantages are compared to the conventional method...
  26. ncbi Poland's syndrome: different clinical presentations and surgical reconstructions in 18 cases
    Renato da Silva Freitas
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Hospital de Clinicas of Federal University of Parana, R General Carneiro, Curitiba PR, Brazil 80060 900
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:140-6. 2007
    ..The literature reports many variations of Poland's syndrome. This article describes 18 cases of Poland's syndrome in different stages of treatment, with variable clinical presentations and reconstructive techniques...
  27. ncbi Poland's syndrome and head-and-neck tumour: an unusual association causing a reconstruction dilemma
    Imre Gerlinger
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Medical School, University of Pecs, Pecs, Hungary
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:553-6. 2007
    ..One year following major head-and-neck surgery, our patient is tumour-free...
  28. ncbi Complete videoendoscopic harvest and transposition of latissimus dorsi muscle for the treatment of Poland syndrome: a first report
    Marcelo Martinez-Ferro
    Divisions of Pediatric Surgery, National Children s Hospital J P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:108-13. 2007
    b>Poland syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by unilateral chest wall hypoplasia and ipsilateral hand abnormalities...
  29. ncbi [Poland'syndrome and hand's malformations: about a clinic series of 37 patients]
    L Foucras
    Service de Chirurgie Plastique, reconstructrice et esthetique, CHU Rangueil, Avenue J Poulhès, 31059 Toulouse Cedex 9, France
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 50:138-45. 2005
    ..Poland's syndrome is a rare malformation which associates thoracic anomalies and anomalies of homolateral upper end. We wish to know the frequency of hand's malformations in this syndrome in our clinical experience...
  30. ncbi A newborn with Poland anomaly and liver ectopy: an unusual association with important prognostic implications
    Lina F Chalak
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, 800 Marshall Street, Slot 512 5 B, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 10:134-7. 2007
    b>Poland syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by unilateral chest wall hypoplasia and ipsilateral hand deformity and can include a spectrum of anomalies from a complete absence of the pectoralis major and minor, amastia, ..
  31. ncbi Poland syndrome: description of an atypical variant
    G A Ferraro
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 29:32-3. 2005
    b>Poland syndrome comprises a unilateral absence of the large pectoral muscle, ipsilateral symbrachydactyly, and occasionally other malformations of the anterior chest wall and breast...
  32. ncbi Pediatric breast deformity
    Kerry Latham
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 17:454-67. 2006
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the most common congenital breast disorders including the diagnosis, workup, and management especially the timing of surgical intervention as guided by normal developmental milestones...
  33. ncbi Report of a girl with Klippel-feil syndrome and Poland anomaly
    M Erol
    Department of Pediatrics, Yuzuncu Yil University, Faculty of Medicine, Van, Turkey
    Genet Couns 15:469-72. 2004
    ..To the best of our knowledge a case of Klippel-Feil syndrome and Poland anomaly has not been described before, although a combination of Poland, Klippel-Feil and Moebius anomalies has been reported in the literature...
  34. ncbi Congenital breast deformity reconstruction using perforator flaps
    Abhinav K Gautam
    LSU Health Sciences Center, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 58:353-8. 2007
    Congenital breast deformities such as Poland syndrome, unilateral congenital hypoplasia, tuberous breast anomaly, and amastia pose a challenging plastic surgical dilemma...
  35. doi Surgical correction of Poland's syndrome in males - a purposely designed implant
    Luiz Haroldo Pereira
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Luiz Haroldo Clinic, Rua Xavier da Silveira, 45 206, 22061 010 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:393-9. 2008
    ..To present a type of silicone implant for the treatment of Poland's syndrome chest wall deformity...
  36. ncbi [Mammary reconstruction in Poland's syndrome]
    R Espinosa
    Servicio de Cirugia Pediatrica, Hospital Infantil Niño Jesus, Madrid
    Cir Pediatr 21:19-22. 2008
    ..Most of our patients were very satisfied with final results even though they underwent complex procedures with a considerable rate of complications...
  37. doi Customised silicone prostheses for the reconstruction of chest wall defects: technique of manufacture and final outcome
    Samer Saour
    Mersey Regional Burns and Plastics Unit, Whiston Hospital, Merseyside, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:1205-9. 2008
    ..This series indicates that accurate assessment of the defect, modifications on manufacture and proper placement of the implant result in a more satisfactory final outcome...
  38. ncbi Deep inferior epigastric perforator flap for successful simultaneous breast and chest wall reconstruction in a Poland anomaly patient
    Han Tsung Liao
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Plast Surg 55:422-6. 2005
    ..Preoperative ultrasound Doppler study for internal mammary vessels is recommended for microsurgical anastomosis. Care should be taken with regard to the flap inset and the location of the nipple areolar complex...
  39. ncbi The management of anterior chest wall deformity in patients presenting for breast augmentation
    Darryl J Hodgkinson
    Cosmetic and Restorative Surgery Clinic and Double Bay Day Surgery, New South Wales, Australia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1714-23. 2002
    ..Customized and prefabricated chest wall implants have been used in a variety of conditions including Poland syndrome, pectus excavatum, and sunken anterior chest...
  40. ncbi Free omental flap for skin-sparing breast reconstruction harvested laparoscopically
    Alfonso Gomez Jimenez
    Division of Plastic and General Surgery, Chaleur Regional Hospital, Bathurst, Canada
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:545-51. 2002
  41. ncbi Intrapleural bupivicaine in latissimus dorsi breast reconstruction
    Joseph M O'Donoghue
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Ann Plast Surg 61:252-5. 2008
    ..Intrapleural analgesia is a safe technique and significantly reduces the requirement for postoperative opiate analgesia in those undergoing latissimus dorsi breast reconstruction...
  42. ncbi Bilateral autogenous breast reconstruction using perforator free flaps: a single center's experience
    Moustapha Hamdi
    Plastic Surgery Department, Gent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:83-9; discussion 90-2. 2004
    ..This technique decreases the donor-site morbidity and offers an excellent aesthetic and long-term outcome and high patient satisfaction...
  43. ncbi [Totally healthy despite muscle atrophy?]
    Jörg Barlet
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:65. 2005
  44. pmc Moebius-Poland syndrome and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
    Diego López de Lara
    Servicio de Endocrinologia Pediatrica, Hospital 12 de Octubre, Avda de Cordoba s n, 28041 Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Pediatr 167:353-4. 2008
  45. ncbi Poland syndrome in a neonate: report of one case
    Wen Bin Hsieh
    Department of Pediatrics, Ten Chen Hospital, Yang Mei, Tao Yuan County, Taipei, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr Taiwan 46:239-43. 2005
    b>Poland syndrome is an infrequent disease that presents in newborn infants and features an incidence of about one in 7,000 to one in 100,000 live births...
  46. ncbi An extrathoracic cause for a unilateral hyperlucent lung on a chest radiograph
    A A G de Klerk
    Lung Unit, Tygerberg Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
    Respiration 70:643. 2003
  47. ncbi Experience with Bio-Alcamid, a new soft tissue endoprosthesis
    Anindya Lahiri
    Birmingham University Hospitals, Birmingham, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:663-7. 2007
    ..It consists of 96% water and 4% synthetic polymeric polyalkylimide, and once injected becomes enclosed within a thin collagen capsule...
  48. ncbi Anterior thoracic hypoplasia: a separate entity from Poland syndrome
    Darryl J Hodgkinson
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:960-1; author reply 961-2. 2005
  49. ncbi Poland's syndrome and carcinoma of the breast: a case report
    S C Katz
    Divisions of Oncology, New York University Medical Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Breast J 7:56-9. 2001
    ..A review of the literature reveals no previous report of carcinoma of the hypoplastic breast with Poland's syndrome...
  50. ncbi The use of a homologous preserved costal cartilage in an infant with Poland's syndrome
    Murat Akal
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ibn i Sina Hospital, 06100 Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:146-8. 2002
    ..We present the use of a homologous preserved costal cartilage for reconstruction of the chest wall in an infant with Poland's syndrome, the use of which provided optimal chest wall stability with a favourable outcome...
  51. ncbi Invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast associated with Poland's syndrome: report of a case
    Hirotaka Okamo
    First Department of Surgery, Yamanashi Medical University, Nakakoma, Japan
    Surg Today 32:257-60. 2002
    ..The present case suggests that such an event during gestational development may be associated with congenital anomalies predisposing to malignant disorders...
  52. ncbi Experimental study in rats: does varying the hardness of a silicone implant affect the type of capsule that surrounds it?
    Luigi Valdatta
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1076. 2006
  53. ncbi [Poland syndrome (a case report)]
    Omer Deniz
    Department of Chest Diseases, GATA, Ankara, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 53:275-9. 2005
    b>Poland syndrome is characterized with unilateral absence of pectoralis major muscle. Its incidence is one in 30000 live births...
  54. ncbi The developmental spectrum of proximal radioulnar synostosis
    Alison M Elliott
    Winnipeg Regional Health Association Program of Genetics and Metabolism, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Skeletal Radiol 39:49-54. 2010
    ..We investigated the hypothesis that posterior congenital dislocation of the radial head and proximal radioulnar fusion are different clinical manifestations of the same primary developmental abnormality...
  55. doi [Möbius syndrome]
    F Slimani
    Service de stomatologie et chirurgie maxillofaciale, CHU Ibn Rochd, Casablanca, Maroc
    Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 111:299-301. 2010
    ..syndrome is usually associated with multiple cranial nerve involvement, limb or orofacial malformation, and Poland syndrome. Although the pathogenesis of the syndrome is unclear, a number of mechanisms have been suggested including ..
  56. ncbi Double breast contour in primary aesthetic breast augmentation: incidence, prevention and treatment
    Victor Médard de Chardon
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, St Roch University Hospital, Nice, France
    Ann Plast Surg 64:390-6. 2010
    ..Mastopexy-augmentations, breast reconstructions, breast malformations (tuberous breasts and Poland syndrome), and patients with incomplete data were excluded from the study...
  57. ncbi Human preadipocytes seeded on freeze-dried collagen scaffolds investigated in vitro and in vivo
    D von Heimburg
    Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery Burn Centre University Hospital, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
    Biomaterials 22:429-38. 2001
    ..g. Romberg's disease, Poland syndrome). The autologous transplantation of mature adipose tissue has poor results...
  58. ncbi Do biomaterials cause implant-associated mesenchymal tumors of the breast? Analysis of 8 new cases and review of the literature
    Bonnie L Balzer
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles 90048, CA
    Hum Pathol 40:1564-70. 2009
    ..fibromatosis was known to have familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) or Gardner syndrome, although one had Poland syndrome (aplasia of the thorax)...
  59. ncbi [Constitutional asymmetries in aesthetic breast augmentation: incidence, postoperative satisfaction and surgical options]
    V Medard de Chardon
    Service de Chirurgie Plastique, réparatrice et esthétique, Hopital St Roch, 5, rue Pierre Devoluy, 06000 Nice, France
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 54:340-7. 2009
    ..These asymmetries can lead to postoperative dissatisfaction in patients...
  60. pmc A case of Poland Syndrome associated with dextroposition
    Doriana Lacorte
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Pediatrics, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 36:21. 2010
    Classical Poland Syndrome (PS) is characterized by unilateral, partial or complete absence of the sternocostal head of the major pectoral muscle and brachysyndactyly of fingers on the same side...
  61. ncbi [Poland's syndrome and spontaneous pneumothorax, a rare association]
    Burcin Celik
    Department of Chest Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Tuberk Toraks 58:173-6. 2010
    ..Initially chest radiograph showed total pneumothorax on the right side. The patient was treated with tube thoracostomy. This case is presented to draw attention to the association of Poland syndrome with spontaneous pneumothorax.
  62. ncbi Poland syndrome with a rare association
    Dilip Gude
    Department of Radiology, Medwin Hospital, Nampally, Hyderabad 500001, Andhra Pradesh
    J Assoc Physicians India 60:56-7. 2012
    b>Poland syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly typically characterized by unilateral chest wall hypoplasia and ipsilateral hand abnormalities...
  63. ncbi Chest wall reconstruction with methacrylate prosthesis in Poland syndrome
    Elisabet Arango Tomás
    Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Cirugía Torácica y Trasplante Pulmonar, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofia, Cordoba, España Electronic address
    Arch Bronconeumol 49:450-2. 2013
    b>Poland syndrome is a rare congenital malformation. This syndrome was described in 1841 by Alfred Poland at Guy's Hospital in London...
  64. ncbi Breast and chest wall reconstruction with the transverse musculocutaneous gracilis flap in Poland syndrome
    George M Huemer
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Marienhospital Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:779-83. 2012
    b>Poland syndrome is a complex chest wall deformity with unilateral hypoplasia of the breast and pectoralis muscle, with a missing anterior axillary fold in its most common form...
  65. ncbi Poland's syndrome with radial aplasia of the hand
    L De Smet
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, U Z Pellenberg, Pellenberg, Belgium
    Genet Couns 24:57-9. 2013
    ..A case of symbrachydactyly with ipsilateral radial club hand is reported. Although this can fit in the vascular dysruption sequence, this is a rare combination...
  66. doi The transverse musculocutaneous gracilis flap for chest wall reconstruction in male patients with Poland's syndrome
    Gottfried Wechselberger
    Department of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital of the Barmherzigen Brüder Salzburg, Teaching Hospital of the Medical University Salzburg, Kajetanerplatz 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria gottfried wechselberger bbsalz at
    Microsurgery 33:282-6. 2013
    ..In this article, we demonstrate our experience with the use of a TMG flap for chest wall reconstruction in male patients with Poland's syndrome...
  67. doi Chest wall repair in Poland syndrome: complex single-stage surgery including Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib stabilization--a case report
    Justus Lieber
    Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology, University Children s Hospital, Tubingen, Germany
    J Pediatr Surg 47:e1-5. 2012
    Various surgical techniques have been described for repair of chest wall defects in Poland syndrome. We describe the case of a 16-year-old boy who underwent autologous rib transposition after sternal osteotomy...
  68. doi A rare association of pulmonary hypertension and dextrocardia with Poland syndrome
    Jwalant Raval
    Department of Cardiology, Blacktown Hospital, Australia Electronic address
    Heart Lung Circ 22:778-80. 2013
    b>Poland syndrome is a rare congenital abnormality with an estimated incidence of 1 in 20,000 to 1 in 30,000 live births. We report and discuss this rare combination of pulmonary hypertension and dextrocardia with Poland syndrome...
  69. doi Thoracic outlet syndrome in a patient with Poland syndrome
    Levent Ozcakar
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1354-6. 2009
    We report a 20-year-old man with Poland syndrome who suffered from weakness, pain, numbness, and discoloration in the left upper extremity. He was eventually diagnosed as also having thoracic outlet syndrome...
  70. ncbi [Möebius-Poland syndrome]
    L A Ochoa-Urdangarín
    Rev Neurol 34:999-1000. 2002
  71. doi Anterior dislocation of the shoulder associated with Bankart lesion in a patient with Poland's syndrome: a case report and review of the literature
    P Zwolak
    University of Cologne, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cologne, Germany
    Int J Sports Med 31:130-2. 2010
    ..To our knowledge this is a first case report of a patient presenting with traumatic anterior shoulder dislocations due to kick-boxing associated with Poland's syndrome...
  72. ncbi Unilateral absence of the external oblique muscle with hypoplasia of the rectus abdominis muscle in a patient with Poland syndrome
    J Michael Drever
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:1802-3. 2002
  73. ncbi [The Poland' syndrome. Case report]
    Antonio Martino
    Ospedale Pineta Grande, Castel Volturno, Caserta
    Ann Ital Chir 80:205-9. 2009
    ..Besides the importance of a precocious diagnosis is underlined, due to avoid complications related to late rehabilitation and multidisciplinary approach to the patient...
  74. ncbi Pathology in children of HIV women
    Ana Pilar Nso Roca
    Servicio Inmuno Pediatría, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain
    Indian J Pediatr 76:1125-30. 2009
    ..To assess the frequency of perinatal pathology in children exposed to antiretrovirals in perinatal period...
  75. ncbi Lipomodeling of Poland's syndrome: a new treatment of the thoracic deformity
    Emmanuel Delay
    Plastic Surgery Department, University of Lyon, Centre Leon Berard, 28 rue Laennec, Lyon, France
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 34:218-25. 2010
    ..Results were, in general, inadequate and the appearance unnatural. Our experience with fat transfer for breast reconstruction led us to propose reconstruction of the breast and thorax by serial fat transfer...
  76. ncbi [Correction of breast Poland's anomalies. About eight cases and literature review]
    M Fekih
    CHU Farhat Hached, Sousse, Tunisie
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 55:211-8. 2010
    ..The objective of the present study was to analyze current indications and results of different methods for breast anomaly correction of Poland's syndrome...
  77. ncbi [Custom made chest-wall implant and Poland's syndrome: Between art and science]
    D Perignon
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Amiens University Hospital, Picardie, France
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 55:225-32. 2010
    ..This alternative enhances the surgeon's therapeutic arsenal, so that he can provide a customized answer, adapted to the requirements and the morphological characteristics of each patient...
  78. pmc Poland-Mobius syndrome in an infant girl
    Khalid A Al-Mazrou
    Otolaryngology Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 29:482-4. 2009
    ..To our knowldge, this is the first report of such an association between Poland-Mobius syndrome and congenital bilateral vocal fold immobility...
  79. ncbi Psoriasis vulgaris and Poland's syndrome in the same patient
    Sezai Sasmaz
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcuimam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
    J Dermatol 29:773-5. 2002
    ..A 19-year-old female with Poland's syndrome having psoriatic plaques on her trunk, knees, and elbows is reported in this paper. Such an association of Poland's syndrome with psoriasis has not been described previously...
  80. ncbi Minor Poland's syndrome mimicking localized lipoatrophy
    H Serhat Inaloz
    J Dermatol 29:815-7. 2002
  81. ncbi Preoperative assessment of chest wall deformities
    Paul M Colombani
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 21:58-63. 2009
    Anterior chest wall anomalies vary by age at presentation, signs, and symptoms as well as evaluation and subsequent surgical treatment. The most common abnormalities include pectus excavatum, pectus carinatum, and Poland syndrome.
  82. pmc Aesthetic improvements in Poland's syndrome treatment with omentum flap
    Sirlei dos Santos Costa
    Department of Surgery, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Ramiro Barcelos 2350, Bairro Rio Branco, Porto Alegre, RS, 90035 003, Brazil
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 34:634-9. 2010
    ..This study aimed to demonstrate the superior results of laparoscopically harvested omentum flap to achieve these aesthetic improvements...
  83. ncbi [A neonate with a congenital hand defect]
    Petra J G Zwijnenburg
    Vrije Universiteit Medisch Centrum, afd Klinische Genetica, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A996. 2010
    A newborn presented with a birth defect of his left hand and unilateral hypoplasia of his left musculus pectoralis major and left nipple. He was diagnosed with Poland syndrome.
  84. doi [Mammary implant selection or chest implants fabrication with computer help]
    J P Chavoin
    Service de chirurgie plastique et des brûlés, CHU Rangueil, Toulouse, France
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 55:471-80. 2010
    ..Concerning funnel chest (163 cases) and Poland syndrome (12 cases), they use computer-assisted conception and custom-made implants, much more precise than ..
  85. ncbi Poland's syndrome: variable expression and associated anomalies
    M R Wilson
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor
    J Hand Surg Am 13:880-2. 1988
    ..Of special interest are those involving the spine and genitourinary tract that require special studies for early detection...
  86. ncbi Myoelectric prostheses in the management of Poland's syndrome. A report of 2 cases
    D Datta
    Disablement Services Centres, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 19:659-61. 1994
    ..We report two cases of Poland's syndrome where myoelectric prostheses have been successfully used. We have been unable to find any published report of the use of a myoelectric prosthesis in Poland's syndrome...
  87. ncbi Syndactyly correction without skin-grafting
    L Ekerot
    Department of Hand Surgery, Lund University, , Sweden
    J Hand Surg Br 21:330-7. 1996
    ..There were no early complications. The follow-up averaged 2 years. There were two cases of web creep but no contractures. The method combines the advantage of direct suture with an acceptable frequency of web creep...
  88. ncbi Classification of hand anomalies in Poland's syndrome
    M M Al-Qattan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Br J Plast Surg 54:132-6. 2001
    ..Clinical cases are presented along with similar cases from the literature. The aetiology of Poland's syndrome is discussed and the various malformations that may co-exist with this syndrome are reviewed...
  89. pmc Multiple cavernous malformations presenting in a patient with Poland syndrome: A case report
    Karlo J Lizarraga
    Division of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Room 2120, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Med Case Reports 5:469. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  90. doi Breast deformities and mastopexy
    Maurice Y Nahabedian
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:91e-102e. 2011
    ..Appreciate the diversity of approaches for the correction of breast deformities and mastopexy. 2. Review the salient literature. 3. Understand patient selection criteria and indications...
  91. doi Breast cancer and Poland's syndrome: a case report and literature review
    Fan Zhang
    Breast Disease Center, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China
    Breast J 17:196-200. 2011
    ..We herein report a case of Poland's syndrome associated with invasive ductal carcinoma of breast, and review the literatures to investigate the clinical characteristics of breast cancer with Poland's syndrome...
  92. doi [Poland's syndrome in women: Therapeutic indications according to the grade. Apropos of 11 cases and review of the literature]
    A Baratte
    Service de Chirurgie D, hôpital Bonsecours, 1, place Philippe de Vigneulles, 57000 Metz, France
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 56:33-42. 2011
    ..Correction of chest and breast abnormalities in Poland's syndrome differs among authors. The aim of this study is to discuss surgical protocols according to the grade of Poland's syndrome in women...
  93. ncbi Bilateral pectoral musculature malformations with concomitant vascular anomaly
    G K Paraskevas
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 69:187-91. 2010
    ..The combination of the above anomalies constitutes an atypical pattern of Poland syndrome. We discuss the related embryological development and the relative literature...
  94. doi Thoracic defects: cleft sternum and Poland syndrome
    Alexander A Fokin
    Heineman Medical Research Foundation, 1001 Blythe Boulevard, Suite 604, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 20:575-82. 2010
    ..In addition to the thoracic defect, Poland syndrome can be associated with hand anomalies, dextrocardia, renal agenesia, and various tumors...
  95. pmc Successful use of squeezed-fat grafts to correct a breast affected by Poland syndrome
    Hyunjin Yang
    Kangnam Plastic Surgery, Shinsa Dong 577 7, Kangnam Gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 35:418-25. 2011
    This study attempted to reconstruct deformities of a Poland syndrome patient using autologous fat tissues. All injected fat tissues were condensed by squeezing centrifugation...
  96. ncbi Poland anomaly with foot symbrachydactyly
    Elias O Silva
    Am J Med Genet 109:333-4. 2002
  97. ncbi Pediatric chest wall and breast deformities
    John A van Aalst
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7195, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:38e-49e. 2009
    ....
  98. ncbi [State of the hemostasis system in Poland's syndrome]
    Iu Iu Fedorov
    Vestn Khir Im I I Grek 161:29-32. 2002
    ..The data of examination, case history and results of investigation of the hemostasis system show the Poland syndrome to be a variant of mesenchymal dysplasias...
  99. ncbi [Latissimus dorsi transfer to restore thoracic malformation of Poland's syndrome]
    Ji guang Ma
    Plastic Surgery Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100041, China
    Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 44:48-9. 2006
    ..To study the methods and points for attention of latissimus dorsi muscle flap transplantation to correct the thoracic malformation of Poland's syndrome...
  100. ncbi Mild degree of Poland's Syndrome reconstruction with customized silicone prosthesis
    G Avci
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 27:112-5. 2003
    ..The patient's chest wall was reconstructed with a customized silicone prosthesis. This reconstructive technique is a simple alternative to more complex surgeries or muscle transposition...
  101. ncbi [Poland syndrome--clinical study]
    P Vasileva
    Akush Ginekol (Sofiia) 46:16-9. 2007
    ..This syndrome is occasionally associated with either unilateral or bilateral hypoplasia of breast...

Research Grants1

  1. Outcomes of Furlow&Conventional Palatoplasty Procedures
    Robert Havlik; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, there have been no studies on the palatal architecture parameters and their influence upon oronasal fistulae and velopharyngeal competence that have been published. ..