Chest Surgery pp 429-438 | Cite as

Chest Wall Resection and Repair

  • Joachim Pfannschmidt
Part of the Springer Surgery Atlas Series book series (SPRISURGERY)


The importance of chest wall resections is underscored by the fact that about 7 % of all primary bone tumors are localized at the chest wall and 5 % of all lung cancer patients experience chest wall infiltration.


Chest Wall Latissimus Dorsi Myocutaneous Flap Soft Tissue Coverage Soft Tissue Reconstruction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Thoracic SurgeryLung Clinic Heckeshorn, Helios Emil von BehringBerlinGermany

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