*  BJCVS, Vol.: 31 Ed.: 6 - 422/427 - 2016, Aortic Valve Replacement: Treatment by Sternotomy versus Minimally Invasive Approach
Among female patients (n=11; 30%), 5 underwent sternotomy and 6 the MIS. The average BMI was 27.7±4.4 kg/m2 for sternotomy and ... for sternotomy), this difference was just longer than 2 hours for MIS and did not influence the time for discharge from ICU and ... RESULTS: Sternotomy was used in 22 patients and minimally invasive surgery in 15 patients. The minimally invasive approach had ... The average length of stay in the ICU was 3.9±2.5 days for the sternotomy approach and 3.4±1.2 days for the MIS approach, with ...
  http://www.bjcvs.org/article/2602/en-us/Aortic-Valve-Replacement--Treatment-by-Sternotomy-versus-Minimally-Invasive-Approach
*  opinion on Op note
We performed a primary median sternotomy in a standard fashion after an arterial venous femoral line was placed into the left ... PROCEDURE PERFORMED: Sternotomy, cardiopulmonary bypass, debridement of anterolateral myocardium and I&D of pericardial abscess ...
  https://www.aapc.com/memberarea/forums/31642-opinion-op-note.html
*  Mini-Sternotomy | SpringerLink
Mini-sternotomy for aortic valve replacement reduces the length of stay in the cardiac intensive care unit: meta-analysis of ... Conversion to full sternotomy during minimal-access cardiac surgery: reasons and results during a 9.5 years experience. J ... Karimov JH, Santarelli F, Murzi M, Glauber M. A technique of an upper V-type mini sternotomy in the second intercostal space. ... Granov N, Kacila M, Mujicic E, Hadzimehmedagic A, Custovic F, Kulic M. V-type mini sternotomy in aortic valve replacement. Med ...
  https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-66483-5_17
*  Secondary Sternotomy & CABGX2
I am confused My Surgeon has to redo sternotomy original done in 1986 not by him for constrictive pericarditis and a CABGX2 for ... My Surgeon has to redo sternotomy original done in 1986 not by him for constrictive pericarditis and a CABGX2 for CAD. As far ...
  https://www.aapc.com/memberarea/forums/31519-secondary-sternotomy-cabgx2.html
*  Repeat Sternotomy for Pediatrics - Tabular View - ClinicalTrials.gov
A repeat sternotomy is defined as having been performed more than a month after the most recent previous sternotomy.. ... Repeat Sternotomy for Pediatrics. Official Title Repeat Sternotomy for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Indications, Risks and ... Median sternotomy is the most common approach for cardiac surgery in adults and children. While the initial sternotomy is ... repeat' is defined as a sternotomy performed more than 1 month after the most recent previous sternotomy ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT00485745
*  Repeat Sternotomy for Pediatrics - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Median sternotomy is the most common approach for cardiac surgery in adults and children. While the initial sternotomy is ... A repeat sternotomy is defined as having been performed more than a month after the most recent previous sternotomy. ... repeat' is defined as a sternotomy performed more than 1 month after the most recent previous sternotomy ... Repeat Sternotomy for Pediatrics. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00485745
*  Reoperative sternotomy is associated with increased mortality after heart transplantation.
... few have evaluated the impact of reoperative sternotomy. We undertook this study to examine the incidence and impact of repeat ... had undergone at least 1 prior sternotomy. On unadjusted analysis, reoperative sternotomy was associated with decreased 90-day ... Sternotomy / adverse effects*, mortality. Time Factors. Treatment Outcome. United States / epidemiology. Young Adult. ... CONCLUSIONS: Reoperative sternotomy is associated with increased mortality and blood utilization after OHT. Patients with more ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Reoperative-Sternotomy-Associated-With-Increased/22959569.html
*  Application # 2017/0215858. STERNOTOMY SPACING DEVICE - Patents.com
STERNOTOMY SPACING DEVICE Abstract. A device and a method for keeping the sternal edges apart for the procedure of delayed ... 12 & 13, this is an apparatus for avoiding damage to the heart during re-Sternotomy. This prior art describes a permanent sub- ... After engaging the sternal ends (1) to the Sternotomy edges the device could be further secured to the sternal edges by passing ... 1. A device for keeping apart the sternal edges of a patient with mid-Sternotomy, the device comprising; an elongate member ...
  http://patents.com/us-20170215858.html
*  Clamshell sternotomy in lung transplantation | Radiology Case | Radiopaedia.org
Clamshell sternotomy is the standard incision for sequential bilateral lung transplantation. Recognising the 'butterfly' ... Clamshell sternotomy wires and bilateral hilar surgical clips in keeping with bilateral lung transplantation. Appropriately ... Clamshell sternotomy in lung transplantation. Case contributed by Dr Charlie Chia-Tsong Hsu ... Clamshell sternotomy is the standard incision for sequential bilateral lung transplantation. Recognising the "butterfly" ...
  https://radiopaedia.org/cases/clamshell-sternotomy-in-lung-transplantation-1
*  Abstract 13224: Minimally Invasive versus Traditional Sternotomy Mitral Valve Surgery: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis |...
Abstract 13224: Minimally Invasive versus Traditional Sternotomy Mitral Valve Surgery: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Alexander ... Abstract 13224: Minimally Invasive versus Traditional Sternotomy Mitral Valve Surgery: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis ... Abstract 13224: Minimally Invasive versus Traditional Sternotomy Mitral Valve Surgery: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis ... Abstract 13224: Minimally Invasive versus Traditional Sternotomy Mitral Valve Surgery: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/122/Suppl_21/A13224
*  Sternotomy Products : Products : Terumo Cardiovascular Systems
During routine cardiac surgeries, the sternum is opened so that the surgeon can easily access the heart. After the surgery, the sternum is closed again. ...
  http://www.terumo-cvs.com/products/ProductFamilies.aspx?groupId=6&country=1
*  Median sternotomy - Wikipedia
Median sternotomy is a type of surgical procedure in which a vertical inline incision is made along the sternum, after which ... Median sternotomy is often mistakenly referred to as open heart surgery, in which it is a preliminary step. However, open heart ... Should this procedure be performed upon an individual more than once, each subsequent sternotomy may be referred to as a " ... "resternotomy". Sternal saw Median Sternotomy procedure on youtube. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Median_sternotomy
*  Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery appears to be superior to conventional sternotomy | Cardiovascular Business
... length of stay in the intensive care unit and fewer transfusions compared with those who underwent conventional sternotomy, ... Patients undergoing conventional sternotomy were significantly older (mean age of 64 versus 59), were more likely female (50.7 ... Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery took significantly longer than conventional sternotomy, according to the researchers. ... Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery appears to be superior to conventional sternotomy. ...
  http://www.cardiovascularbusiness.com/topics/coronary-intervention-surgery/minimally-invasive-mitral-valve-surgery-appears-be-superior-conventional-sternotomy
*  Emergent Median Sternotomy for Mediastinal Hematoma: A Rare Complication following Internal Jugular Vein Catheterization for...
A median sternotomy was performed. Upon exploration of the thorax, a posterior mediastinal hematoma tracking into right pleural ... Median Sternotomy showed posterior mediastinal hematoma tracking into right pleural cavity. Active bleeding from the puncture ... Emergent Median Sternotomy for Mediastinal Hematoma: A Rare Complication following Internal Jugular Vein Catheterization for ... Clavicle and sternum offer bony protection to the underlying vital venous structures and injuries often need sternotomy with or ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/cria/2014/190172/
*  BestBets: Does deflating the lungs and sawing from the xiphisternum reduce the chance of accidental pleurotomy during...
exp sternotomy/OR sternotomy.mp] AND [exp pleura/OR pleura.mp OR pleural.mp OR pleurotomy.mp] Search Outcome. One hundred and ... During the sternotomy you ask the anaesthetist to deflate the lungs and you perform the sternotomy from the sternal notch to ... Of the 2 papers that looked at the direction of sternotomy, Pick et al supported sternotomy from the sternal notch, from a non- ... they did not record which direction the sternotomy was performed and all patients had the ventilation continued for sternotomy ...
  http://bestbets.org/bets/bet.php?id=904
*  Dermacyn irrigation in reducing infection of a median sternotomy wound. - Semantic Scholar
The incidence of sternotomy wound infection was 19 cases (10.7%). Five (5.7%) of these cases were from the Dermacyn group, and ... has recently been used as a wound-irrigation agent before the closure of sternotomy wounds. METHODS This prospective, ... randomized clinical trial was conducted to compare the effectiveness of Dermacyn and povidone-iodine in reducing sternotomy ... We found Dermacyn to be safe and more effective as a wound-irrigation agent than povidone-iodine for preventing sternotomy ...
  https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Dermacyn-irrigation-in-reducing-infection-of-a-Mohd-Ghani/ea2e676c9f255466c207d1c80b12353d67929585
*  Minimal access median sternotomy for aortic valve replacement in elderly patients | Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery | Full...
A complete median sternotomy is performed using a pendulum saw Figure 2a, b. A retractor is inserted and the pericardium is ... b) A complete median sternotomy is performed using a pendulum saw. (c) Excellent access to the right atrial appendage and ... In the majority of cases reported in literature the partial upper sternotomy has been utilized, showing some benefits of this ... In our group of patients the new access by limited skin incision and full median sternotomy provided fast cross-clamp, ...
  https://cardiothoracicsurgery.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1749-8090-8-103
*  Use of a plant-based polysaccharide hemostat for the treatment of sternal bleeding after median sternotomy | Journal of...
Purpose of this study was to evaluate an alternative technique to control bleeding after medium sternotomy using a plant based ... A consecutive series of 38 patients requiring median sternotomy for coronary artery bypass surgery (21 OPCAB, 17 CABG) had ... In cardiac surgery profuse or persistent sternal bleeding after sternotomy is routinely controlled with bone wax. However, bone ... Directly after sternotomy STARSIL® HEMOSTAT was applied on each side of the sternal spongiosa (Figure 1). Towels were wrapped ...
  https://cardiothoracicsurgery.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13019-015-0263-4
*  Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement versus aortic valve replacement through full sternotomy: the Brigham and Women's...
Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement versus aortic valve replacement through full sternotomy: the Brigham and Women's ... lower hemi-sternotomy (HS) (6) and transverse sternotomy (7) approaches. Today, mini AVR is performed primarily via upper HS or ... Conversion to full sternotomy during minimal-access cardiac surgery: reasons and results during a 9.5-year experience. J Thorac ... Methods: Our mini AVR approach is through a hemi-sternotomy (HS). We performed a propensity-score matched analysis of all ...
  http://www.annalscts.com/article/view/5084/6300
*  Minimally invasive heart valve surgery
2 - Hemi-sternotomy. Upper or lower Hemi-sternotomy is also performed to access the mitral valve. The consensus is to minimise ... 1 - J-Sternotomy. The Skin incision is mid-sternum extending from 5 to 7 cms. (Fig -1) Sternotomy is then performed extending ... 19) Hemi-sternotomy approach for aortic and mitral valve surgery. A. M. Gilliov, M. K. Banbury, and D. M. Cosgrove, Journal of ... If the sternum is split on both sides at this level it is termed reverse T sternotomy, this may give a better exposure of the ...
  https://www.escardio.org/Journals/E-Journal-of-Cardiology-Practice/Volume-12/Minimally-invasive-heart-valve-surgery
*  Yuma Regional Medical Center- Treatment Services | Thoracic and Lung | Yuma Regional Medical Center
Sternotomy During this procedure, the breastbone (sternum), which is located in the center of the chest, is divided to give the ...
  https://www.yumaregional.org/Medical-Services/Thoracic-and-Lung/Treatments
*  Trauma.org | Thoracic Trauma Images
Sternotomy Post Stab Wound to the Heart. Stab wound to the heart. Juan C Duchesne MD, FACS, FCCP. ... Stab Wound to the heart - Sternotomy & Balloon Occlusion. Fogarty Catheter Ballon Occlusion of Right Ventricle Stab Wound ... Ventricular stab wound - median sternotomy. Dr.Setthabutr Eaupanitcharoen, M.D. Trauma Division, Department of Surgery, Maharat ...
  http://trauma.org/index.php/main/images/C11/
*  Trauma.org | Thoracic Trauma Keyword: fast
Ventricular stab wound - median sternotomy. Dr.Setthabutr Eaupanitcharoen, M.D. Trauma Division, Department of Surgery, Maharat ...
  http://www.trauma.org/index.php/main/keyword/C11/fast
*  Trauma.org | Thoracic Trauma Keyword: stab
Stab Wound to the heart - Sternotomy & Balloon Occlusion. Fogarty Catheter Ballon Occlusion of Right Ventricle Stab Wound ... Ventricular stab wound - median sternotomy. Dr.Setthabutr Eaupanitcharoen, M.D. Trauma Division, Department of Surgery, Maharat ...
  http://www.trauma.org/index.php/main/keyword/C11/stab