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Surgical versus non-surgical interventions for flail chest

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Antonio José Maria Cataneo,

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    1. Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Department of Surgery and Orthopedics, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil
    • Antonio José Maria Cataneo, Department of Surgery and Orthopedics, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Distrito de Rubião Júnior, s/n, Botucatu, São Paulo, 18618-970, Brazil. acataneo@fmb.unesp.br.

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  • Frederico HS de Oliveira,

    1. São Paulo State University, Department of Surgery & Orthopedics, São Paulo, Brazil
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  • Daniele C Cataneo,

    1. Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Department of Surgery and Orthopedics, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil
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  • Henrique L Enami,

    1. Marília Medical School, Evidence Based Health Actions Department, Marília, Sao Paolo, Brazil
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  • Paulo Eduardo de Oliveira Carvalho

    1. Marilia Medical School, Evidence Based Health Actions Department and Thoracic Surgery Department, Marilia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of surgical stabilisation compared with clinical management for people with FC.

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