Treatment of flaring of the costal arch after the minimally invasive pectus excavatum repair (Nuss procedure) in children.
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SourceJournal of Pediatric Surgery, 45, 9, (2010), pp. 1904-1906
1 september 2010
Article / Letter to editor
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Journal of Pediatric Surgery
SubjectNCEBP 2: Evaluation of complex medical interventions
Flaring of the costal arch may be part of the pectus excavatum deformity. This aspect will in rare cases be even worsen after the Nuss repair. This remaining deformity can be treated with a minimal subperichondral partial resection of the costal arch cartilage. In 5 patients, this additional technique regained good to excellent results.
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