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  • Xiphoidectomy for Intractable Xiphodynia. [Journal Article]
  • WJWorld J Surg 2018; 42(11):3646-3650
  • Dorn P, Kuhn MA, … Kocher GJ
  • CONCLUSIONS: Xiphodynia is a diagnostic conundrum, which is why reports on its treatment including surgical resection of the xiphoid are even sparser. So far, this is the largest reported series of surgically treated xiphodynia. Correct diagnosis remains the key factor for success. While tenderness over the tip of the xiphoid process combined with protrusion of the xiphoid with a xiphisternal angle of <160° are good indications for surgery, patients after previous operations affecting the xiphoid process are less likely to benefit from xiphoidectomy.
  • Xiphodynia Mimicking Acute Coronary Syndrome. [Case Reports]
  • IMIntern Med 2015; 54(12):1563-6
  • Tanaka Y, Sakata K, … Yamagishi M
  • A 79-year-old man with diabetes and partial gastrectomy visited our hospital due to gradually worsening epigastric pain on exertion. Unstable angina was suspected and coronary angiography was perform…
  • Xiphoid syndrome: an uncommon occupational disorder. [Case Reports]
  • OMOccup Med (Lond) 2014; 64(1):64-6
  • Yapici Ugurlar O, Ugurlar M, … Erturk SM
  • We report a case of a 45-year-old man, complaining of swelling and pain in his epigastric region for the last 3 years. According to his medical history, he had undergone various investigations and tr…
  • Xiphodynia: a diagnostic conundrum. [Journal Article]
  • COChiropr Osteopat 2007 Sep 15; 15:13
  • Simpson JK, Hawken E
  • This paper presents 3 case reports of xiphodynia that presented to a chiropractic clinic. The paper examines aspects of xiphodynia including relevant anatomy of the xiphoid, as well as the incidence,…
  • Xiphodynia: a report of three cases. [Case Reports]
  • JEJ Emerg Med 1992 Jul-Aug; 10(4):435-8
  • Howell JM
  • Xiphodynia is an uncommon musculoskeletal disorder that mimics a number of common abdominal and thoracic diseases. We report three cases of xiphodynia. The diagnosis is suggested when a given patient…
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