Rare late complication of the Nuss procedure: A case report

Lisa Obert, Ryan Munyon, Ann Choe, Jack Rubenstein, Richard Azizkhan

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)593-597
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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