Flail Chest

"Flail Chest" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
MeSH information
A complication of multiple RIB FRACTURES; RIB and STERNUM fractures, or thoracic surgery. A portion of the THORACIC WALL becomes isolated from the RIB CAGE and exhibits paradoxical respiration.


Publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Flail Chest" by people in this website by year, and whether "Flail Chest" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 81 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2012 and 2015
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