Patient attitudes to sternotomy and thoracotomy scars

David Crossland, Sue Jackson, Leslie Hamilton, Rosalind Lyall, Asif Hasan, John Burn, John O'Sullivan

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Young adults with congenital heart defects expressed dissatisfaction with their surgical scar. The impact extended to their social life and ability to form close relationships, and has implications for holistic practice. Presented at Association for European Paediatric Cardiology conference in Munich.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-95
JournalThoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2005


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