A Novel Sternal Closure Technique With Implants Suitable for Complex Dehiscences

de Bucourt, Maximilian; Swierzy, Marc; Ismail, Mahmoud; Gregor, Jan; Webler, Markus; Rückert, Jens-Carsten
December 2010
Surgical Innovation;Dec2010, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p353
Academic Journal
A novel sternum stabilization implant system is presented in a complex clinical case with previous pseudarthroses. The authors used the advanced closure system Sternal Talon of KLS Martin group and arranged 1 double and 2 single implants in an atypical fashion to fit the patient’s needs. One year later follow up has not revealed any recurrence of pain or pseudarthrotic signs such as crepitation.


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