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Technique for the management of anterior flail chest.
  1. N Guernelli,
  2. R B Bragaglia,
  3. A Briccoli,
  4. M Mastrorilli,
  5. R Vecchi


    A technique for the management of anterior flail chest consisting of osteosynthesis and the positioning of two long Kirschner wires behind the sternum in the form of a St Andrew's cross is described. The procedure is easy to perform, the patient is ambulant early, and the results are good.

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