Pectus excavatum is an abnormal development of the rib cage in which the breast bone (sternum) grows inward, resulting in an indentation of the chest wall. Pectus excavatum is known as “sunken chest” or “funnel chest,” occurring in children and adults.
Pectus excavatum surgery is done to correct the chest deformity and improve the patient’s beathing and cardiac function. Neumark surgeons perform this operation via a minimally invasive approach. The procedure is called a minimally-invasive pectus excavatum repair. A curved titanium bar is inserted under the breast bone (sternum) to reposition it to a more normal, outward position. The bar is left in place for three years and later removed.
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