Chest wall constriction after too extensive and too early operations for pectus excavatum

J. Alex Haller, Paul Colombani, C. Thomas Humphries, Richard G. Azizkhan, Gerald M. Loughlin

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Background and Methods. Since 1990 we have evaluated 12 children and teenagers in whom severe cardiorespiratory symptoms have developed due to failure of chest wall growth after very extensive pectus excavatum operations (removal of five or more ribs) at very early ages (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1618-1625
Number of pages8
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume61
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1996

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Chest wall constriction after too extensive and too early operations for pectus excavatum. / Haller, J. Alex; Colombani, Paul; Humphries, C. Thomas; Azizkhan, Richard G.; Loughlin, Gerald M.

In: Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 61, No. 6, 06.1996, p. 1618-1625.

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Haller, J. Alex ; Colombani, Paul ; Humphries, C. Thomas ; Azizkhan, Richard G. ; Loughlin, Gerald M. / Chest wall constriction after too extensive and too early operations for pectus excavatum. In: Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 1996 ; Vol. 61, No. 6. pp. 1618-1625.
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