Pectus Surgery

Posted On 2016-03-16 10:20:34

This special issue edited by Guest Editor Dr. Marco Scarci, Cambridge, UK, aims to provide comprehensive surgical review on the most current management of pectus deformity. An increasing number of patients seek correction of chest wall defects. In this issue the most prominent surgeons from all over the world present several innovative techniques, involving both surgical and non-surgical repair of chest deformities. Each article, expertly written, is accompanied by detailed surgical videos and original images.


Original Article on Thoracic Surgery 
Pain management using patient controlled anaesthesia in adults post Nuss procedure: an analysis with respect to patient satisfaction
Shyamsunder Kolvekar, Hans Pilegaard, Elizabeth Ashley, Natalie Simon, Joseph Grant

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Non-surgical treatment of pectus excavatum
Frank-Martin Haecker, Sergio Sesia

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Pectus bar removal: surgical technique and strategy to avoid complications
Hyung Joo Park, Kyung Soo Kim

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Surgical correction of pectus arcuatum
Vladimir Kuzmichev, Ksenia Ershova, Ruben Adamyan

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Review Article on Thoracic Surgery  
Anaesthetic considerations for pectus repair surgery
Chinmay Patvardhan, Guillermo Martinez

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Brief Report on Thoracic Surgery  
Open repair of pectus carinatum
Marco Scarci, Luca Bertolaccini, Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos, Benedetta Bedetti

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Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum
André Hebra, Bennett W. Calder, Aaron Lesher

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Minimally invasive repair of pectus carinatum and how to deal with complications
Horacio Abramson, Xavier Aragone, Javier Borbore Blanco, Alejandro Ciano, Leonardo Abramson

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Intrauterine diagnosed sternal cleft patient and her management
Mustafa Yuksel, Pinar Kuru, Nezih Onur Ermerak, Gursu Kiyan

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Revision of failed, recurrent or complicated pectus excavatum after Nuss, Ravitch or cardiac surgery
Dawn E. Jaroszewski, MennatAllah M. Ewais, Jesse J. Lackey, Kelly M. Myers, Marianne V. Merritt, Joshua D. Stearns, Brantley D. Gaitan, Ryan C. Craner, Michael B. Gotway, Tasneem Z. Naqvi

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Non-surgical treatment of pectus carinatum with the FMF® Dynamic Compressor System
Marcelo Martinez-Ferro, Gaston Bellia Munzon, Carlos Fraire, Constanza Abdenur, Emilio Chinni, Bruno Strappa, Laura Ardigo

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Editorial on Thoracic Surgery  
Special issue on pectus surgery diagnosis in chest wall deformities
Shyam K. Kolvekar, Natalie Simon, Trupti Kolvekar

More are coming…