Sternal Plating to Correct an Unusual Complication of the Nuss Procedure: Erosion of a Pectus Bar Through the Sternum

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We present erosion of a pectus bar through the sternum in a patient with Marfan syndrome. The complication as well as a novel technique for sternal reconstruction are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1100-1101
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2008

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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