Indications and technique of Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum.

@article{Nuss2010IndicationsAT,
  title={Indications and technique of Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum.},
  author={Donald Nuss and Robert E. Kelly},
  journal={Thoracic surgery clinics},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={583-97}
}
Pectus excavatum most frequently involves the lower sternum and chest wall. Because the morphology varies, preoperative imaging for anatomic assessment and documentation of dimensions of the chest are important. Many modifications have been made to the minimally invasive procedure since it was first performed in 1987. As a result, there has been an increase in the number of patients seeking surgical correction. This article discusses the clinical features of pectus excavatum and reviews the… CONTINUE READING

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