Nuss Procedure

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The Nuss Procedure is a surgical procedure to correct Pectus excavatum, as a birth defect also known as sunken chest syndrome. The procedure inserts a metal bar into the chest.

Alternative noninvasive treatment[change | change source]

The vacuum bell has been improved as a nonsurgical method to finally treat pectus excavatum.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Non-surgical sunken chest treatment device may eliminate surgery". Mass Device. Nov 2012.
  2. Raver-Lampman (Nov 2012). "First patients in US receive non-surgical device of sunken chest syndrome". Eurek Alert.