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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 624723, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/624723
Clinical Study

Flail Chest in Polytraumatized Patients: Surgical Fixation Using Stracos Reduces Ventilator Time and Hospital Stay

1Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Unit, INSERM 1082, Poitiers University Hospital, 2 rue de la Milétrie, 86000 Poitiers, France
2Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Unit, Poitiers University Hospital, 2 rue de la Milétrie, 86000 Poitiers, France
3Epidemiology & Biostatistics, INSERM CIC0802, Poitiers University Hospital, 2 rue de la Milétrie, 86000 Poitiers, France
4Intensive Care Unit, Poitiers University Hospital, 2 rue de la Milétrie, 86000 Poitiers, France

Received 21 June 2014; Accepted 11 November 2014

Academic Editor: Anastasia Kotanidou

Copyright © 2015 Christophe P. M. Jayle et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Christophe P. M. Jayle, Géraldine Allain, Pierre Ingrand, et al., “Flail Chest in Polytraumatized Patients: Surgical Fixation Using Stracos Reduces Ventilator Time and Hospital Stay,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2015, Article ID 624723, 6 pages, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/624723.