Success of Minimally Invasive Pectus Excavatum Procedures (Modified Nuss) in Adult Patients (≥30 Years).

@article{Jaroszewski2016SuccessOM,
  title={Success of Minimally Invasive Pectus Excavatum Procedures (Modified Nuss) in Adult Patients (≥30 Years).},
  author={Dawn E. Jaroszewski and Mennatallah M Ewais and Chieh-Ju Chao and Michael B. Gotway and Jesse J Lackey and Kelly M Myers and Marianne V. Merritt and Stephanie M. Sims and Lisa E McMahon and David M. Notrica},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={102 3},
  pages={993-1003}
}
BACKGROUND Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum (MIRPE) has become standard for pediatric and young adult patients, but its use for older adults is controversial. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed electronic medical records of adults (≥18 years of age) who underwent MIRPE from January 1, 2010, through April 30, 2015, and collected demographic… CONTINUE READING