Reply to the letter to the editor “Minimized approaches to the posterolateral chest wall in the fixation of rib fracture” by Yih-Wen Tarng, Yi-Pin Chou, Tung-Ho Wu, Hsing-Lin Lin

  • Stefan Schulz-DrostEmail author
  • Andreas Langenbach
Letter to the Editor


Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Stefan Schulz-Drost has a consultant agreement with DePuySynthes and he is an advisory member of the AO TK Thoracic Surgery Expert Group (THEG). Andreas Langenbach is not involved in any conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopedic SurgeryUniversity Hospital ErlangenErlangenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Trauma and Orthopedic SurgeryBG Hospital Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin gGmbHBerlinGermany

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