Surgical Repair of Incomplete Cleft Sternum and Cardiac Anomalies in Early Infancy

Massimo Antonio Padalino, Giovanni Franco Zanon, Francesco Migneco, Maurizio G. Rubino, Fabio Fusaro, Giovanni Stellin

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Abstract

Congenital cleft sternum is a rare congenital anomaly due to lack of fusion of the lateral mesodermal plates. We report two cases of incomplete superior cleft sternum associated with cardiac anomalies that underwent successful complete surgical correction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2291-2294
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume81
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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