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Abbreviation : MS
Long Form : median sternotomy
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2020 Minimally invasive versus conventional surgery of the ascending aorta and root: a systematic review and meta-analysis. CI, CPB, MIS
2019 Mitral valve replacement via minimally invasive totally thoracoscopic surgery versus traditional median sternotomy: a propensity score matched comparative study. MIs
2018 Median sternotomy versus intercostal thoracotomy for lung lobectomy: A comparison of short-term outcome in 134 dogs. ICT
2018 Right minithoracotomy versus conventional median sternotomy for patients undergoing mitral valve surgery and Cox-maze IV ablation with entirely bipolar radiofrequency clamp. AF, NSR, RM
2018 Vertical Right Axillary Mini-Thoracotomy for Correction of Ventricular Septal Defects and Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defects. CAVSD, VRAMT, VSD
2017 A comparison of three approaches for the treatment of early-stage thymomas: robot-assisted thoracic surgery, video-assisted thoracic surgery, and median sternotomy. RATS, VATS
2017 Benefits of a right anterolateral minithoracotomy rather than a median sternotomy in isolated tricuspid redo procedures. HR, RAMT, SCr, TV
2017 Right Minithoracotomy Versus Full Sternotomy for Mitral Valve Repair: APropensity Matched Comparison. MV, RT
2016 Comparison of the Outcomes of Modified Artificial Chordae Technique for Mitral Regurgitation through Right Minithoracotomy or Median Sternotomy. MR, RM
10  2015 A pilot and feasibility study of the plasma and tissue pharmacokinetics of cefazolin in an immature porcine model of pediatric cardiac surgery. SSI
11  2015 Clinical Experience With Sternotomy Versus Subcostal Approach for Exchange of HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device. ICU, LVAD, SC
12  2015 Comparison of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery and median sternotomy approaches for thymic tumor resections at a single institution. VATS
13  2015 Propensity-matched analysis of minimally invasive mitral valve repair using a nationwide surgical database. RT
14  2014 Anterolateral minithoracotomy versus median sternotomy for mitral valve disease: a meta-analysis. ALMT
15  2014 Implantable device to monitor cardiac activity with sternal wires. ECG
16  2014 Three-year results of repaired Barlow mitral valves via right minithoracotomy versus median sternotomy in a randomized trial. MI
17  2013 The versatility of median sternotomy in general paediatric surgery. ---
18  2013 [Comparison of surgical approaches for thymic disorders: feasibility of VATS thymectomy and comparison with small incision and median sternotomy]. LHS, SI, VATS
19  2012 Anterolateral minithoracotomy versus median sternotomy for the treatment of congenital heart defects: a meta-analysis and systematic review. ALMT
20  2012 Mitral valve and atrial septal defect surgery: minimally invasive or sternotomy approach. ASD, GA, GB, ICU, MI, MV
21  2012 Right minithoracotomy versus full sternotomy for the aortic valve replacement: preliminary results. AVR, CPB, MIS, RM
22  2012 Sternotomy or bilateral thoracoscopy: pain and postoperative complications after lung-volume reduction surgery. BPI, IS, LVRS, POD, VAS, VATS
23  2011 Several clinical interests regarding lung volume reduction surgery for severe emphysema: meta-analysis and systematic review of randomized controlled trials. LVRS, QOL, RCTs, VATS
24  2010 Does video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer provide improved functional outcomes compared with open lobectomy? PFT, QLI, SF36, TH, VATS
25  2010 Early outcomes after bilateral thoracoscopy versus median sternotomy for lung volume reduction. LVRS, VATS
26  2010 Postoperative pain and respiratory function in patients treated with electroacupuncture following coronary surgery. ---
27  2008 Control of acute postoperative pain by transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation after open cardiac operations: a randomized placebo-controlled prospective study. TENS, VAS
28  2008 Staphylococcus aureus mediastinitis and sternal osteomyelitis following median sternotomy in a rat model. ---
29  2007 Renal function after port access and median sternotomy mitral valve surgery. PA
30  2006 Aortic valve replacement after esophagectomy with substernal gastric tube reconstruction. AVR, CPB, GT, MDCT
31  2005 Surgical therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. COPD, HRCT, LVRS, VATS
32  2004 Should a video-assisted mini-thoracotomy be the approach of choice for reoperative mitral valve surgery? MIVA
33  2003 Mitral valve surgery and acute renal injury: port access versus median sternotomy. Port
34  2002 Comparison of port access to sternotomy in tricuspid or mitral/tricuspid operations. PA
35  2001 Surgical treatment of bilateral hydatid disease of the lung. BPH, VATS
36  2000 Median sternotomy versus thoracotomy to resect primary lung cancer: analysis of 815 cases. TH
37  1998 Bilateral apical vs nonapical stapling resection during lung volume reduction surgery. LVRS, TLC, VATS
38  1998 Surgical closure of atrial septal defect. Minimally invasive cardiac surgery or median sternotomy? ASD, MICS
39  1996 Bilateral lung volume reduction surgery for advanced emphysema. A comparison of median sternotomy and thoracoscopic approaches. 6MWT, RV, VATS