Minimally Invasive Concomitant Cardiac Procedures and Repair of Pectus Excavatum: Case Report
AbstractA minimally invasive concomitant repair of an atrial-septal defect II with patent ductus arteriosus and pectus excavatum, using a substernal steel bar was successfully done in a 10-year-old girl. Postoperative outcomes and cosmetic appearance were excellent. Therefore, a simultaneous repair of pectus excavatum with cardiac lesions performed in a minimally invasive way is feasible and should be considered, particularly in female children.
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