TB needs to be differentiated from benign and malignant tumors [chondroma, osteochondroma, fibrous dysplasia, lipoid granuloma, chondrosarcoma, myeloma multiplex] (11), metastatic carcinoma, lymphoma or other kinds of infection (15,16).
We have previously shown that the initiation of VF in commotio cordis is related to the peak left ventricular pressure generated by the chest wall
Children with chest wall
subcutaneous lumps are frequently brought to the clinic for consultation.
The patient underwent chest wall
resection including partial resection of the sternum and lung because of partial sternal destruction and direct invasion of the anterior segment of the left upper lobe of the lung.
but still needed to cater for different-sized chest wall
Lesion displacement according to the chest wall
was correlated with breast size.
To determine the differences of dosimetric parameters obtained for the left chest wall
, left lung, heart and the opposite breast was made using IMRT and 3D-CRT were assessed by Student's t-test.
A 25-year-old male who had experienced left anterior chest wall
deviation over the past four years was admitted to Yedikule Chest Disease and Thoracic Surgery outpatient clinic in Istanbul/Turkey in July 2014.
Defined as delivery of adjuvant RT to chest wall
The presence of rib flaring or pectus carinatum/ excavatum with asymmetry of the anterior chest wall
was recorded as a yes or no variable, and was assessed visually with the patient both in the upright and supine positions.
(1) The deepest depression point and hinge points (the entry and exit points of the bar) were marked after palpating the chest wall
. (1,5) The right and left lateral incision sites were between the anterior and mid-axillary lines on the same horizontal plate as the deepest depression point, exactly in accordance with Nuss' instructions.
Material and Methods: All patients with chest wall
defects, post tumor resection diagnosed on tissue biopsy, trauma, osteoradionecrosis and infection were included in this study.