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.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Non-surgical sunken chest treatment device may eliminate surgery". Mass Device. Nov 2012.
- ↑ Raver-Lampman (Nov 2012). "First patients in US receive non-surgical device of sunken chest syndrome". Eurek Alert.