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Sternum removed

My uncle had his sternum removed today due to an infection after triple bypass two weeks ago. What is to be expected? Recovery and restictions?
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I had my sternum removed in Aug 2007 and exp[erience steady aches and pain when moving ...I have great mobility and rehab every other day with limited weight training... I am looking for any and all on-line support groups
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FYI we have in fact started a support group for Sternectomy patients such as I am

Greg
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