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Nuss Procedure: Decrease in Bar Movement Requiring Reoperation with Primary Placement of Two Bars
(Mary Ann Liebert, 2012-05)
Background: The Nuss procedure, first reported in 1998, is currently the treatment of choice for pectus excavatum. The most significant bar-related complication documented is bar movement, requiring reoperation in 3.4%–27% ...
(W.B. Saunders, 2012-06)
Obesity is a serious life-threatening disease that affects an increasing number of children in the developed world. Obese children suffer in many physical and psychosocial ways and their burden has important consequences ...