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n.1.(Anat.) The dissection of cartilages.
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8%) children correction of the pectus excavatum deformity was performed by chondrotomy of the deformed ribs with stabilization of the corrected sternocostal complex with plate.
During alignment of the anterior wall of the chest in these patients there was performed chondrotomy in the cartilaginous parts of some ribs through small incisions in the skin (from 1 to 2.