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Novel use of the internal thoracic artery retractor in transcervical thymectomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21149412     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Transcervical thymectomy is a standard approach to the thymus and anterior mediastinum, but it is limited by poor exposure of the lower recesses of the anterior mediastinum. A novel technique using the widely available internal thoracic artery sternal retractor and a 30°-video camera allows enhanced exposure of the anterior mediastinum.
Authors:
Thirugnanam Agasthian; Loh Yee Jim
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1816-5370     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9503417     Medline TA:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  583-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
, Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre, 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore 169610. dsoags@nccs.com.sg.
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