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Rare late complication of the Nuss procedure: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22424360     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Nuss procedure is a surgical repair technique for pectus excavatum with fewer delayed complications reported in the current literature. We report the case of a 23-year-old male who presented after a syncopal episode during activity. Further evaluation demonstrated a fibrous band causing severe right ventricle outflow obstruction from a prior Nuss procedure.
Authors:
Lisa Obert; Ryan Munyon; Ann Choe; Jack Rubenstein; Richard Azizkhan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  593-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
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