Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: a novel morphology-tailored, patient-specific approach.

@article{Park2010MinimallyIR,
  title={Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: a novel morphology-tailored, patient-specific approach.},
  author={Hyung Joo Park and Jin Yong Jeong and Won Min Jo and Jae Seung Shin and In Sung Lee and Kwang Taik Kim and Young Ho Choi},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={139 2},
  pages={
          379-86
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum, introduced by Nuss in 1998, has undergone a serious learning curve because of a lack of understanding on morphologies and repair techniques. To summarize the current status of minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum, we reviewed and appraised our 10-year experience with a novel approach, a morphology-tailored technique, including diverse bar shaping, bar fixation, and techniques for adults. METHODS We analyzed the data of 1170… CONTINUE READING
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