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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29907314/relationship-between-cardiac-mr-compression-classification-and-ct-chest-wall-indexes-in-patients-with-pectus-excavatum
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Alejandro Deviggiano, Patricia Carrascosa, Javier Vallejos, Gaston Bellia-Munzon, Natalia Vina, Gaston A Rodríguez-Granillo, Marcelo Martinez-Ferro
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: In pectus excavatum (PE) patients owing to the location of the heart in the chest cavity, the most affected site of compression by the depressed chest wall is the right heart, and surgical repair has shown to provide a significant relief in the RH cavities compression. Our aim was to explore the relationship between the site of right cardiac compression, chest wall indexes (CT-CWI) and the sternal torsion angle (STA) based on cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) and computed tomography (CT) among PE patients...
May 23, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29897675/metal-allergy-as-a-late-onset-complication-of-the-nuss-procedure-in-a-pediatric-patient
#2
Marta Navratil, Maja Batinica, Irena Ivković-Jureković
We report the case of a 14-year-old boy with pectus excavatum who developed a metal allergy to stainless steel bar as a late-onset complication after the Nuss procedure. He did not have atopic diathesis. Treatment with oral steroids was effective and the metal bar was successfully removed 2 years later.
June 13, 2018: Pediatric Pulmonology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29890445/evidence-of-aortic-dissection-and-marfan-syndrome-in-a-mummy-from-the-capuchin-catacombs-of-palermo-sicily
#3
Stephanie Panzer, Randall C Thompson, Klaus Hergan, Albert R Zink, Dario Piombino-Mascali
The authors report on the assessment of an anthropogenic mummy of a young man from the Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo, Sicily, tentatively dated from the mid- to late 19th century AD. The mummy was investigated by full-body CT examination. CT images clearly showed aortic dissection classified as Stanford-A. Due to the relation of aortic dissection to inherited connective tissue diseases in young people, such as Marfan syndrome, conspicuous and pathological findings possibly indicating the presence of underlying Marfan syndrome were assessed...
June 8, 2018: International Journal of Paleopathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29890147/surgical-outcomes-of-double-compression-and-complete-fixation-bar-system-in-pectus-excavatum
#4
In-Hag Song, Seung Jin Lee, Seung Soo Kim, Seock Yeol Lee
BACKGROUND: Minimaly invasive repair of pectus excavatum (MIRPE) is a widely used technique for correction of pectus excavatum. Yet despite the advancement in the surgical techniques, it is still associated with various complications including bar displacement leading to reoperation. To overcome this problem, we developed the double compression and complete fixation-double bar (DCCF) system which consists of two metal bars that are inserted above and below the sternum and compressed to correct pectus excavatum...
June 8, 2018: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29878177/disturbingly-high-fracture-rate-of-stratos-bars-in-pectus-corrections
#5
Nagarajan Muthialu, Denise McIntyre, Neil McIntosh, Julie Plumridge, Martin J Elliott
OBJECTIVES: Several procedures have been described to correct pectus excavatum and carinatum. We have used a modified Ravitch procedure (STRATOS titanium bars) for patients who were unsuitable for the minimally invasive Nuss procedure. The operation produced excellent cosmetic results, but we have noted several fractures and displacements of the STRATOS bars. METHODS: We reviewed all our STRATOS patients since first use in 2009 until 2014. We collated the following data of each patient: diagnosis, severity of pectus deformity, comorbidity, previous operations for pectus, age at bar implantation, the number of bars implanted and duration of implantation...
June 5, 2018: European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29866441/bilateral-single-shot-erector-spinae-plane-block-for-pectus-excavatum-and-pectus-carinatum-surgery-in-2-pediatric-patients
#6
M A Nardiello, M Herlitz
Numerous publications have emerged on the application of erector spinae plane block in adult population. There are few reports of the use of this block in pediatric patients. The objective is to report 2 cases of adolescents, one diagnosed with pectus excavatum and the other one with pectus carinatum undergoing reconstructive surgery in which a bilateral single-shot erector spinae plane block was performed as an analgesic technique. The block was performed before surgery under general anesthesia in lateral decubitus position, guided by ultrasound using 20ml of 0...
June 1, 2018: Revista Española de Anestesiología y Reanimación
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29798996/-surgical-treatment-of-pectus-carinatum-in-children
#7
N S Narkhodzhaev, I Zh Turmetov, A K Karabekov
AIM: To improve the results of surgical treatment of pectus carinatum. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The work included 47 pectus carinatum patients aged 3-15 years for the period from 2000 to 2015. All patients were divided into 2 groups depending on surgical approach: control group - 23 (48.94%) children who underwent thoracoplasty by M.M. Ravitsh procedure with the use of device for pectus carinatum repair of our design; main group - 24 (51.06%) patients where our method of thoracoplasty based on changes of deformed ribs biomechanics was used...
2018: Khirurgiia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29779902/molecular-genetics-and-metabolism-special-edition-diagnosis-diagnosis-and-prognosis-of-mucopolysaccharidosis-iva
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Hira Peracha, Kazuki Sawamoto, Lauren Averill, Heidi Kecskemethy, Mary Theroux, Mihir Thacker, Kyoko Nagao, Christian Pizarro, William Mackenzie, Hironori Kobayashi, Seiji Yamaguchi, Yasuyuki Suzuki, Kenji Orii, Tadao Orii, Toshiyuki Fukao, Shunji Tomatsu
Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA (MPS IVA, Morquio A syndrome) is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by the deficiency of N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfate sulfatase. Deficiency of this enzyme leads to the accumulation of specific glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), chondroitin-6-sulfate (C6S) and keratan sulfate (KS), which are mainly synthesized in the cartilage. Therefore, the substrates are stored primarily in the cartilage and its extracellular matrix (ECM), leading to a direct impact on bone development and successive systemic skeletal spondylepiphyseal dysplasia...
May 15, 2018: Molecular Genetics and Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29779595/disorders-of-the-chest-wall-clinical-manifestations
#9
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Mazen O Al-Qadi
Chest wall disorders represent deformities and/or injuries that alter the rib cage geometry and result in pulmonary restriction, increased work of breathing, exercise limitations, and cosmotic concerns. These disorders are congenital or acquired and affect all ages. Disorders affecting the spine (kyphoscoliosis, ankylosing spondylitis), ribs (flail chest), and sternum (pectus excavatum) are discussed in this article, with emphasis on clinical presentations, pulmonary function abnormalities, diagnosis, and treatment...
June 2018: Clinics in Chest Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29766672/ribcage-deformity-and-the-altered-breathing-pattern-in-children-with-osteogenesis-imperfecta
#10
Antonella LoMauro, Paolo Fraschini, Simona Pochintesta, Marianna Romei, Maria G D'Angelo, Andrea Aliverti
AIM: Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disease characterized by bones fragility and progressive deformity. Life expectancy is reduced in the non-lethal most severe type III form before the age of 10 years. The main cause of death in OI is respiratory insufficiency resulting from impaired thoracic function worsened by ribcage deformity and scoliosis. METHODS: We used opto-electronic plethysmography to study chest geometry, the ventilatory, and the thoraco-abdominal pattern at rest in supine position in children younger than 10 years...
May 15, 2018: Pediatric Pulmonology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29755093/-concomitant-atrial-septal-defect-closure-and-repair-of-pectus-excavatum-in-a-50-year-old-patient-report-of-a-case
#11
Atsushi Tamura, Hajime Kinoshita, Kei Kazuno, Hiroshige Sato, Seiichiro Murata, Hiroshi Iida
We report a case of atrial septal defect (ASD) with severe pectus excavatum. A 50-year-old female had a stroke due to paradoxical embolism from deep vein thrombosis thorough ASD. Her preoperative computed tomography(CT) revealed a severe pectus excavatum (Haller CT index 28.6). The patient underwent ASD closure and repair of the pectus excavatum concomitantly. Median full sternotomy was performed for ASD closure. And we adopted sterno-costal elevation for pectus excavatum repair. Cartilages of the 3rd to the 7th rib were segmentally resected and the remainders were re-sutured to the sternum...
May 2018: Kyobu Geka. the Japanese Journal of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29754877/a-novel-technique-to-measure-severity-of-pediatric-pectus-excavatum-using-white-light-scanning
#12
Ferdynand Hebal, Elissa Port, Catherine J Hunter, Bryan Malas, Jared Green, Marleta Reynolds
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Computed tomography (CT) derived Haller Index (HI) remains the standard for quantifying severity in patient with pectus excavatum (PE). Optical scanning described in literature reports optimistic results and new indices that correlate with HI. This study assessed the feasibility of a handheld White Light Scanner (WLS) to obtain 3D measurements and indices of PE deformity. METHODS: From April 2015-April 2017, WLS scanning was conducted by orthotists during clinical visits...
April 18, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29744653/minimal-cosmetic-revision-required-after-minimally-invasive-pectus-repair
#13
Brittany L Murphy, Nimesh D Naik, Penny L Roskos, Amy E Glasgow, Christopher R Moir, Elizabeth B Habermann, Denise B Klinkner
BACKGROUND: Despite surgical correction procedures for pectus deformities, remaining cosmetic asymmetry may have significant psychological effects. We sought to evaluate factors associated with plastic surgery (PS) consultation and procedures for these deformities at an academic institution. METHODS: We reviewed patients aged 0-21 diagnosed with a pectus excavatum or carinatum deformity at our institution between January 2001 and October 2016. Pectus diagnoses were identified by ICD-9/ICD-10 codes and surgical repair by CPT codes; patients receiving PS consultation were identified by clinical note service codes...
May 9, 2018: Pediatric Surgery International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29716732/different-nuss-procedures-and-risk-management-for-pectus-excavatum-after-surgery-for-congenital-heart-disease
#14
Chenghao Chen, Xiaofeng Li, Na Zhang, Jie Yu, Dong Yan, Changqi Xu, Qi Zeng, Zhongzhi Li
PURPOSE: In Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum (PE) after surgery for congenital heart disease (CHD), retrosternal adhesion may increase the risk of cardiac injury. This study aimed to explore different Nuss procedures and their implications for reducing the incidence of serious complications and improving surgical safety. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 49 cases (29 male and 20 female) of Nuss procedures for PE after surgery for CHD that were performed between April 2003 and December 2016...
April 7, 2018: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29682380/lung-middle-lobe-laceration-needing-lobectomy-as-complication-of-nuss-bar-removal
#15
Brice Henry, Valérie Lacroix, Thierry Pirotte, Pierre-Louis Docquier
Minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of pectus excavatum as described by Nuss has been used from 1987. The bar initially introduced blindly is now introduced under thoracoscopic control to increase safety of the procedure. It is usually removed two to three years after its insertion in a one-day procedure. Complications of the bar removal are rare but potentially serious. We report the case of a serious complication which occurred immediately after the Nuss bar removal. A 15-year-old boy underwent a Nuss procedure for a severe pectus excavatum without relevant complication...
2018: Case Reports in Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29681955/ropivacaine-has-no-advantage-over-bupivacaine-in-thoracic-epidural-analgesia-for-patients-with-pectus-excavatum-undergoing-the-nuss-procedure-a-single-blind-randomized-clinical-trial-comparing-efficacy-and-safety
#16
Małgorzata Walaszczyk, Rafał Wiench, Maja Copik, Jacek Karpe, Małgorzata Łowicka, Anna Pióro, Piotr Knapik, Hanna Misiołek
Introduction: Pectus excavatum repair (Nuss procedure) is a painful procedure requiring effective postoperative analgesia. Aim: To establish whether thoracic epidural analgesia with ropivacaine is non-inferior to epidural analgesia with bupivacaine following the Nuss procedure in children. Material and methods: The prospective, randomized, controlled, single blind study included 81 children. Computer-generated random numbers were used to allocate treatment...
March 2018: Kardiochirurgia i Torakochirurgia Polska, Polish Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29672193/cryoanalgesia-in-patients-undergoing-nuss-repair-of-pectus-excavatum-technique-modification-and-early-results
#17
Nicole Morikawa, Nicole Laferriere, Sylvia Koo, Sidney Johnson, Russell Woo, Devin Puapong
PURPOSE: The Nuss procedure for surgical correction of pectus excavatum often causes severe postoperative pain. Cryoanalgesia of intercostal nerves is an alternative modality for pain control. We describe our modification of the cryoICE™ probe that allows for nerve ablation through the ipsilateral chest along with early results utilizing this technique. METHODS: To allow for ipsilateral nerve ablation, a 20-French chest tube was cut and secured to the cryoICE probe, thus providing insulation for the malleable end of the probe...
April 19, 2018: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29643965/video-assisted-thoracoscopic-surgery-in-left-to-right-nuss-procedure-for-pectus-excavatum-for-prevention-of-serious-complications-technical-aspects-based-on-1006-patients
#18
Krystian Pawlak, Łukasz Gąsiorowski, Piotr Gabryel, Wojciech Dyszkiewicz
Introduction: Additional use of the video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) technique in the Nuss procedure has been globally accepted for the improvement of safety of surgical treatment as well as for decreased frequency of serious intraoperative and postoperative complications. Aim: To evaluate VATS in surgical treatment of patients with pectus excavatum by the left-to-right Nuss procedure for prevention of serious intra- and postoperative complications. Material and methods: From 2002 to 2016, 1006 patients with pectus excavatum aged 7 to 62 years (mean: 18...
March 2018: Wideochirurgia i Inne Techniki Mało Inwazyjne, Videosurgery and Other Miniinvasive Techniques
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29629541/clinical-and-pathologic-findings-of-korean-patients-with-ryr1-related-congenital-myopathy
#19
Ha Neul Jeong, Hyung Jun Park, Jung Hwan Lee, Ha Young Shin, Se Hoon Kim, Seung Min Kim, Young Chul Choi
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: This study was designed to investigate clinical and pathologic characteristics of five Korean patients with RYR1-related congenital myopathy (CM). METHODS: Five patients from unrelated families were diagnosed with RYR1-related CM via direct or targeted sequencing of RYR1. Their clinical, mutational, and pathologic findings were then analyzed. RESULTS: Seven different mutations were identified, including two novel mutations: c...
January 2018: Journal of Clinical Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628596/subarachnoid-block-a-safe-choice-for-cesarean-section-in-neurofibromatosis-patient-with-severe-kyphoscoliosis
#20
Ibrahim Demir, Ebru Tarıkçı Kılıç, Mehmet Salim Akdemir
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is an autosomal-dominant neuroectodermal hereditary disorder, in which spinal skeletal deformities are one of the manifestations. Pectus carinatum, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, and kyphoscoliosis can be seen with this genetic disorder which can lead to cardiorespiratory system problems and can cause difficulty in airway management. We present the anesthetic management of a NF1 patient with a sharp thoracolumbar dystrophic kyphoscoliosis who have been posted for emergency cesarean section as a result of fetal distress...
January 2018: Anesthesia, Essays and Researches
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