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sternectomy


Posted by Larry Magee on June 08, 1999 at 10:54:29
I had triple bypass 4 years ago and 20 days post-op diagnosis with sternal osteomyelitis. I went through 9 operations and the last one they took out my sternum.Two  years later they had to put a mesh over my chest because of a hernia.
Posted by CCF CARDIO MD - CRC on July 30, 1999 at 16:46:06
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