Dynamic effects of the Nuss procedure on the spine in asymmetric pectus excavatum.

OBJECTIVE This study aimed to elucidate dynamic effects of the Nuss procedure on the spine in the treatment of patients with pectus excavatum with asymmetric thoraces. METHODS Twenty-five patients with pectus excavatum who underwent the Nuss procedure were categorized into 4 groups by preoperative morphology of the spine and thoracic asymmetry. In group 1… CONTINUE READING