P-ISSN 2587-2400 | E-ISSN 2587-196X
EJMO. 2018; 2(4): 243-246 | DOI: 10.14744/ejmo.2018.0012

The Reconstruction of The Anterior Thorax Wall After Sternal Resection Through the Combination of Autologous Fibula Graft and Metal Plate

Serdar Ozkan1
1Department of Thoracic Surgery, Medova Hospital, Konya, Turkey

Despite rare entities, postoperative sternal osteomyelitis and mediastinitis are pathologies with high mortality that require certain surgical treatment. Even though many techniques are performed for the reconstruction of the sternal resection and anterior thorax wall, there is no accepted gold standard method yet. We present the reconstruction method we performed through the combination of free fibula autograft and metal plate


The Reconstruction of The Anterior Thorax Wall After Sternal Resection Through the Combination of Autologous Fibula Graft and Metal Plate. EJMO. 2018; 2(4): 243-246

Corresponding Author: Serdar Ozkan

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