Complications and Hazards with Pectus Excavatum Surgeries: Secondary Surgical Procedures with Implants



The analysis of the literature and the experience of thoracic, paediatric, and plastic surgeons show that there are some questions regarding procedures such as direct orthopaedic remodelling of the thorax, either through open techniques or transparietal endoscopically controlled ones.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Thoracic and Pulmonary Surgery DepartmentGeorges-Pompidou European Hospital AP-HPParisFrance
  2. 2.Pectus ClinicLondonUK
  3. 3.The Essex Cardiothoracic CentreBasildonUK
  4. 4.Pediatric Surgery DepartmentAOU MeyerFlorenceItaly
  5. 5.Pulmonary DepartmentAlbi HospitalAlbiFrance
  6. 6.Plastic Surgery DepartmentRangueil Hospital, Toulouse University HospitalToulouseFrance
  7. 7.Thoracic Surgery DepartmentLarrey Hospital, Toulouse University HospitalToulouseFrance
  8. 8.Plastic Surgery DepartmentRangueil Hospital, Toulouse University HospitalToulouseFrance

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