Article Abstract

Management of deep pectus excavatum (DPE)

Authors: Jose Ribas Milanez de Campos, Miguel Lia Tedde


The correction of deep pectus excavatum, with the Nuss procedure, frequently require a series of maneuvers that is inherently dangerous. Herein we describe 10 technical modifications to prevent potential complications. These modified techniques have certain advantages and according to the authors, with these maneuvers the risk of pericardial sac, cardiac injury, bar displacement and complications during the removal of the bar could be markedly reduced.


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