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Should the Pectus Bar be Removed Before Pregnancy? Two Case Reports.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21243576     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The Nuss procedure is a minimally invasive repair for pectus excavatum in children and adults. However, it is unclear whether or not the stainless steel bar should be removed before pregnancy. We report on two adult females who had undergone a Nuss repair for pectus excavatum and successfully delivered prior to removal of the pectus bar.
P-K Chang; S-C Lee; T-W Huang; C Tzao; Y-L Cheng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-01-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  59     ISSN:  1439-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  54-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, R. O. C.
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