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Pectus repairs

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Pectus excavatum (“funnel chest”) is the most common congenital chest wall abnormality in children, with an incidence between 1:300 and 1:500 children and more common in males. These children can develop progressive cardiac and pulmonary abnormalities related to the pectus, necessitating surgery. In addition, pectus excavatum…

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