TOTAL STERNECTOMY WITH BILATERAL STERNOCLAVICULAR JOINT EXCISION FOR GIANT CELL TUMOUR STERNUM
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Jagadesh Chandra Bose Soundararajan, Periasamy Subbiah, Ramaswamy Rajendran, Prithviraj Premkumar
2016 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
A case of giant cell tumour replacing the entire sternum for which total Sternectomy with B/L sternoclavicular joint excision was carried out. This procedure has been done for the first time in the literature. The clinical data are summarized and the surgical technique has been described. After Sternectomy the area of resection was reconstructed with stainless steel plates and screws, prolene mesh and poly methyl methacrylate which assured stability of the chest wall. We discussed the method of
more » ... ussed the method of reconstruction, technical details and outcome of the procedure in terms of complications and the return of the preoperative level of function. KEYWORDS Sternectomy, Giant Cell Tumour of Sternum, Sternal Tumours. HOW TO CITE THIS ARTICLE: Soundararajan JCB, Subbiah P, Rajendran R, et al. Total sternectomy with bilateral sternoclavicular joint excision for giant cell tumour sternum.
doi:10.14260/jemds/2016/597 fatcat:as6ei6khebgthgz63eha6x4aeu