TITLE

Extraction of substernal goitre using an innovative vacuum device

AUTHOR(S)
Brichon, Pierre-Yves; Porcu, Paolo; Moreau-Gaudry, Alexandre; Blin, Dominique
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Jul2012, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p178
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The extraction by cervicotomy of substernal goitres may be impossible and sometimes requires the enlargement of the thoracic inlet with at least a sternal-split. We present the extraction of a posterior mediastinal substernal goitre with the application of an innovative vacuum-based suction device, previously used for the control of bleeding from the heart and great vessels in clinical and experimental conditions.
ACCESSION #
77686461

 

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