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Chest: Surgical Anatomy and General Consideration in Emergency Settings

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In-depth knowledge of surgical anatomy is crucial, especially in emergency settings. The chapter briefly reviews the anatomy of the thorax and chest wall surface landmarks, focusing on the most important aspects to be considered when performing an invasive procedure.

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Musso, V., Damarco, F. (2022). Chest: Surgical Anatomy and General Consideration in Emergency Settings. In: Bissacco, D., Settembrini, A.M., Mazzari, A. (eds) Primary Management in General, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-12563-8_8

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