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Chest Wall Resection


​Chest wall resection refers to the surgical removal of such anatomical structures as the sternum, ribs, cartilage, and other soft tissue of the chest wall. Diseases and conditions that may be treated by chest wall resection include sarcomas, lymphomas, chest wall infections, and chest wall trauma.

Our surgeons who perform this procedure


This information is provided by the Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. It is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider for advice about a specific medical condition.