General practitioners assessment highlights excellent patient satisfaction following bar removal after Nuss procedure in children and adolescents.

@article{Hennig2012GeneralPA,
  title={General practitioners assessment highlights excellent patient satisfaction following bar removal after Nuss procedure in children and adolescents.},
  author={Mandy Hennig and Joachim Friedrich Kuebler and Claus Petersen and Martin Metzelder},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={222-7}
}
BACKGROUND We recently demonstrated that minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum (MIRPE) achieves a lasting patient satisfaction after bar removal. This correlated with parent ratings. It has been postulated that patient ratings may be biased by high preoperative patient expectations. The aim of this study was to compare patient self-assessment with… CONTINUE READING