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Experimental use of intercostal muscle flaps for repair of induced cardiac defects.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4021527     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intercostal muscle flaps were successfully used to repair 3 cm defects of the ventricular myocardium in the mongrel dog. Early and late healing of all flaps was uncomplicated and there were no late complications related to aneurysmal formation or electrical abnormalities of the heart. The existing blood supply of the heart was unaffected. The intercostal muscle is suggested as an alternative muscle flap for use in myocardial wall reconstruction.
C Papp; P Parker; C Boeheim; J B McCraw
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0022-5223     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  1985 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-09-11     Completed Date:  1985-09-11     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376343     Medline TA:  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  261-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods*
Coronary Circulation
Heart Ventricles / surgery
Intercostal Muscles
Surgical Flaps*
Wound Healing

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