"Flail Chest" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A complication of multiple RIB FRACTURES; RIB and STERNUM fractures, or thoracic surgery. A portion of the THORACIC WALL becomes isolated from the RIB CAGE and exhibits paradoxical respiration.
- Flail Chest
- Chest, Flail
- Stove-in Chest
- Chest, Stove-in
- Stove in Chest
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Flail Chest" by people in Profiles.
Marasco SF, Martin K, Niggemeyer L, Summerhayes R, Fitzgerald M, Bailey M. Impact of rib fixation on quality of life after major trauma with multiple rib fractures. Injury. 2019 Jan; 50(1):119-124.
Pieracci FM, Agarwal S, Doben A, Shiroff A, Lottenberg L, Whitbeck SA, White TW. Indications for surgical stabilization of rib fractures in patients without flail chest: surveyed opinions of members of the Chest Wall Injury Society. Int Orthop. 2018 02; 42(2):401-408.
Swart E, Laratta J, Slobogean G, Mehta S. Operative Treatment of Rib Fractures in Flail Chest Injuries: A Meta-analysis and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Feb; 31(2):64-70.
Doben AR, Pieracci FM. Reply to "Open reduction and internal fixation of rib fractures in polytrauma patients with flail chest" by DeFreest et?al. Am J Surg. 2017 06; 213(6):1189.
Marasco S, Lee G, Summerhayes R, Fitzgerald M, Bailey M. Quality of life after major trauma with multiple rib fractures. Injury. 2015 Jan; 46(1):61-5.
Doben AR, Eriksson EA, Denlinger CE, Leon SM, Couillard DJ, Fakhry SM, Minshall CT. Surgical rib fixation for flail chest deformity improves liberation from mechanical ventilation. J Crit Care. 2014 Feb; 29(1):139-43.
Marasco SF, Davies AR, Cooper J, Varma D, Bennett V, Nevill R, Lee G, Bailey M, Fitzgerald M. Prospective randomized controlled trial of operative rib fixation in traumatic flail chest. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 May; 216(5):924-32.
Simon B, Ebert J, Bokhari F, Capella J, Emhoff T, Hayward T, Rodriguez A, Smith L. Management of pulmonary contusion and flail chest: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Nov; 73(5 Suppl 4):S351-61.
Fitzgerald M, Spencer J, Johnson F, Marasco S, Atkin C, Kossmann T. Definitive management of acute cardiac tamponade secondary to blunt trauma. Emerg Med Australas. 2005 Oct-Dec; 17(5-6):494-9.