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Flail Chest

A complication of multiple rib fractures, rib and sternum fractures, or thoracic surgery. A portion of the chest wall becomes isolated from the thoracic cage and exhibits paradoxical respiration.
Also Known As:
Chest, Flail; Chest, Stove-in; Stove in Chest; Stove-in Chest
Networked: 142 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 11 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Contusions
2. Pain (Aches)
3. Rib Fractures (Rib Fracture)
4. Dislocations
5. Brain Injuries (Brain Injury)

Experts

1. Mayberry, John C: 3 articles (05/2009 - 11/2003)
2. Jurkovich, Gregory J: 2 articles (01/2016 - 07/2013)
3. Marasco, Silvana: 2 articles (05/2015 - 11/2009)
4. Vyhnánek, F: 2 articles (01/2015 - 01/2011)
5. Briccoli, Antonio: 2 articles (07/2013 - 01/2002)
6. Cooper, Jamie: 2 articles (05/2013 - 11/2009)
7. Athanassiadi, Kalliopi: 2 articles (10/2010 - 10/2002)
8. Gerazounis, Michalis: 2 articles (10/2010 - 10/2002)
9. Mullins, Richard J: 2 articles (05/2009 - 11/2003)
10. Trunkey, Donald D: 2 articles (05/2009 - 01/2009)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Flail Chest:
1. TitaniumIBA
2. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)IBA
3. AlloysIBA
4. aldosterone secretion inhibitory factor (ASIF)IBA
5. titanium nickelide (Ni-Ti)IBA
6. OxygenIBA
7. Polypropylenes (Polypropylene)IBA
8. MethylprednisoloneFDA LinkGeneric
9. SilkFDA Link
10. Methylmethacrylate (Metaplex)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
2. Mechanical Ventilators (Ventilator)
3. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
4. Intermittent Positive-Pressure Ventilation
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)