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Pectus Excavatum in Cardiac Surgery Patients

Thursday, May 25, 2023

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Elizabeth H. Stephens, Joseph A. Dearani, Dawn E. Jaroszewski

Pectus excavatum is frequently associated with congenital heart disease that requires surgery. This comprehensive review of pectus excavatum in children and adults describes the morphology, pathophysiology, indications for repair, surgical strategies, and clinical outcomes.

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