Nuss procedure

Case contributed by Dr Asaad Alazami

Presentation

Post-operative status. Pectus Excavatum.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

PA and lateral chest radiographs show a retrosternal Nuss bar in a patient following Nuss procedure.

Case Discussion

The Nuss procedure is a minimally invasive technique using a retrosternal bar to repair pectus excavatum. 

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Case information

rID: 78754
Published: 14th Jun 2020
Last edited: 14th Jun 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Ministry of national guard health affairs