A Simple Method for Thoracotomy Closure Avoiding Intercostal Nerve Damage


ÇAĞIRICI U. , Akcam I.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE, cilt.7, ss.589-590, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 7 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4328/jcam.3110
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.589-590

Özet

It is well known that intercostal nerveldamange during thoracotomyclosure causes serve postoperative pain. A simple closuretechnique is proposed for intercostalnerve-sparing during thoracotomyopening and closure. We think that this maneuver man avoid tintercostal nerve compression.