Experience with FiberWire for pectus bar attachment.

@article{McMahon2014ExperienceWF,
  title={Experience with FiberWire for pectus bar attachment.},
  author={Lisa E McMahon and Kevin N. Johnson and Dawn E. Jaroszewski and Jos{\'e} Manuel Acosta and Jan Egan and J Bae and Hien Ngyuen and David M. Notrica},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={49 8},
  pages={1259-63}
}
BACKGROUND Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum has become an established method for repair of pectus excavatum. Bar displacement or rotation remains the most common complication of this repair requiring return to the operating room. METHODS Retrospective review of all patients at a single institution who underwent repair of pectus excavatum using FiberWire for bar stabilization between December 2009 and March 2013 was undertaken. RESULTS 93 patients underwent minimally invasive… CONTINUE READING