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Table 2 Rib surgery

From: A feasibility study of 60 consecutive patients operated for unstable thoracic cage

  Number Spread Mean
fractured ribs 449 2-14 7,5
fixated ribs 336 2-10 5,6
plates 222 0-9 3,7
cerclage 109 0-5 1,8
im rods 33 0-3 0,2