Vol 11, Supplement 8 (May 2019): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Operative Repair of Chest Wall Injuries)

Case Report

Costotransverse screws in repair of paraspinal rib fractures—a novel approach for rib fractures threatening the aorta
Ashley Bartscherer, Allan E. Stolarski, Claire P. Miller, Matthew Johnson, Alexa Giammarino, Daniel Bonville, John Dalfino, Marcel Tafen
Closed chest compressions after rib plating
Ashley Bartscherer, Claire Miller, Matthew Johnson, Allan Stolarski, Marco Vitto, Tatiana Kazakova, Christina Lee, Marcel Tafen
Chest wall stabilization and rib plating in 15-year-old male adolescent after blunt thoracic trauma
Dennis W. Ashley, Andrew Drahos, Michael Fitzgerald, D. Benjamin Christie III
Chest wall stabilization with rib plating after cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Andrew Drahos, Michael Fitzgerald, Dennis Ashley, D. Benjamin Christie III
Treatment of symptomatic intercostal heterotopic ossification after surgical stabilization of rib fractures: report of two cases and review of the literature
Patrick Greiffenstein, Emily Adams, Alexis Scheuermann, Camille Rogers
Two uncommon cases of thoracic aortic injury caused by rib fractures
Hao Xie, Shaonan Ning, Nan Li, Lei Song, Yanbin Wang, Qiang Zhang


The supplement “Operative Repair of Chest Wall Injuries” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Hon Chi Suen and Thomas W. White served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the supplement.