The fourth operation for chest wall malignant tumor: Resection and reconstruction with MatrixRIB
Author(s): Dr. Wenlin Wang, Dr. Weiguang Long, Dr. Yang Liu, Dr. Bin Cai and Dr. Juan Luo
Abstract: Operation of chest wall tumor is generally divided into two parts, namely tumor resection and chest wall reconstruction. Tumor resection requires complete removal of the tumor, so as to maximize the prevention of recurrence. If the tumor is not completely removed, the tumor is likely to recur. Chest wall reconstruction is generally required after a large range of chest wall structures are removed. We recently received a 29-year-old male patient with chest wall malignant tumor. In the past three years, he had undergone three tumor resection operations and multiple chemotherapy at the local hospital. However, the tumor recurred again six months ago and grew rapidly. We performed the fourth operation for him. In addition to removing the tumor itself, we also partially removed the 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th ribs connected with the tumor, and then reconstructed the chest wall with MatrixRIB plates. This article reports the operation of this patient.
Dr. Wenlin Wang, Dr. Weiguang Long, Dr. Yang Liu, Dr. Bin Cai, Dr. Juan Luo. The fourth operation for chest wall malignant tumor: Resection and reconstruction with MatrixRIB. Int J Case Rep Surg 2022;4(2):75-77. DOI: 10.22271/27081494.2022.v4.i2b.56
This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access.
The articles in International Journal of Case Reports in Surgery are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
Any correspondence, queries or additional requests for information on the manuscript submission process should be sent to the International Journal of Case Reports in Surgery editorial office as follows:
Address: 1st Floor, Block C, Metropolitan Park, 8 Hillside Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa