"Sternum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A long, narrow, and flat bone commonly known as BREASTBONE occurring in the midsection of the anterior thoracic segment or chest region, which stabilizes the rib cage and serves as the point of origin for several muscles that move the arms, head, and neck.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sternum" by people in Profiles.
Schwann TA, Gaudino MFL, Engelman DT, Sedrakyan A, Li D, Tranbaugh RF, Habib RH. Effect of Skeletonization of Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries on Deep Sternal Wound Infections. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 02; 111(2):600-606.
Walker JD. Management of sternal complications: Adding to the armamentarium. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul; 152(1):269.
Balsam LB, DeAnda A. Rules and tools: The impact of policy and consensus statements on sternal infection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 10; 152(4):973-4.
Nenekidis I, Anagnostakou V, Zisis C, Prokakis C, Koletsis EN, Apostolakis E, Dedeilias P. Transternal repair of a giant Morgagni hernia causing cardiac tamponade in a patient with coexisting severe aortic valve stenosis. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2011 Mar 14; 6:30.
Clark CA, Li TF, Kim KO, Drissi H, Zuscik MJ, Zhang X, O'Keefe RJ. Prostaglandin E2 inhibits BMP signaling and delays chondrocyte maturation. J Orthop Res. 2009 Jun; 27(6):785-92.
Pai S, Dunn RM, Babbitt R, Strom HM, Lalikos JF, Pins GD, Billiar KL. Characterization of forces on the sternal midline following median sternotomy in a porcine model. J Biomech Eng. 2008 Oct; 130(5):051004.
Graeber GM, Nazim M. The anatomy of the ribs and the sternum and their relationship to chest wall structure and function. Thorac Surg Clin. 2007 Nov; 17(4):473-89, vi.
Pai S, Gunja NJ, Dupak EL, McMahon NL, Coburn JC, Lalikos JF, Dunn RM, Francalancia N, Pins GD, Billiar KL. A mechanical study of rigid plate configurations for sternal fixation. Ann Biomed Eng. 2007 May; 35(5):808-16.
Banever GT, Konefal SH, Gettens K, Moriarty KP. Nonoperative correction of pectus carinatum with orthotic bracing. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2006 Apr; 16(2):164-7.
Pai S, Gunja NJ, Dupak EL, McMahon NL, Roth TP, Lalikos JF, Dunn RM, Francalancia N, Pins GD, Billiar KL. In vitro comparison of wire and plate fixation for midline sternotomies. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Sep; 80(3):962-8.