Fixing Ribs-view up into ribcage

Fixing Ribs-view up into ribcage

Looking up into ribcage

Our ribs form a strong, flexible basket that encloses the lungs and heart. They move with every breath we take, and their delicate structure makes them susceptible to fractures, especially in the back. A new procedure invented at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center stabilizes a broken rib, speeds healing, and reduces the patient's pain.

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