Current Available Pectus Literature

Pediatric Surgery

Current Available Pectus Literature

Management of Postoperative Infections After the Minimally Invasive Pectus Excavatum Repair

  1. M. Ravitch The operative treatment of pectus excavatum Ann Surg, 129 (1949), pp. 429–444
  2. D. Nuss, R.E. Kelly Jr., D.P. Croitoru et al.10-year review of a minimally invasive technique for the correction of pectus excavatum J Pediatr Surg, 33 (1998), pp. 545–552
  3. A. Hebra, B. Swoveland, M. Egbert et al. Outcome analysis of minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: review of 251 cases J Pediatr Surg, 35 (2000), pp. 252–257 [discussion 257-258]
  4. S. Hosie, T. Sitkiewicz, C. Petersen et al. Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum—the Nuss procedure. A European multicentre experience Eur J Pediatr Surg, 12 (2002), pp. 235–238
  5. D. Nuss, D.P. Croitoru, R.E. Kelly Jr. et al. Review and discussion of the complications of minimally invasive pectus excavatum repair Eur J Pediatr Surg, 12 (2002), pp. 230–234
  6. K.A. Miller, R.K. Woods, R.J. Sharp et al. Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: a single institution's experience Surgery, 130 (2001), pp. 652–657 [discussion 657-659]
  7. A. Watanabe, T. Watanabe, T. Obama et al. The use of a lateral stabilizer increases the incidence of wound trouble following the Nuss procedure Ann Thorac Surg, 77 (2004), pp. 296–300
  8. C. Saitoh, A. Yamada, K. Kosaka et al. Allergy to pectus bar for funnel chest Plast Reconstr Surg, 110 (2002), pp. 719–721

Superior Postoperative Pain Relief with Thoracic Epidural Analgesia Versus Intravenous Patient-Controlled Analgesia After Minimally Invasive Pectus Excavatum Repair

  1. D. Nuss, R.E. Kelly Jr, D.P. Croitoru, M.E. Katz A 10-year review of a minimally invasive technique for the correction of pectus excavatum J Pediatr Surg, 33 (1998), pp. 545–552
  2. A. Hebra, B. Swoveland, M. Egbert, E.P. Tagge, K. Georgeson, H. Biemann Othersen Jr et al. Outcome analysis of minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: review of 251 cases J Pediatr Surg, 35 (2000), pp. 252–258
  3. D.P. Croitoru, R.E. Kelly, M.J. Goretzky, M.L. Lawson, B. Swoveland, D. Nuss Experience and modification update for the minimally invasive Nuss technique for pectus excavatum repair in 303 patients J Pediatr Surg, 37 (2002), pp. 437–445
  4. H.J. Park, S.Y. Lee, C.S. Lee, W. Youm, K.R. Lee The Nuss procedure for pectus excavatumEvolution of techniques and early results on 322 patients Ann Thorac Surg, 77 (2004), pp. 289–295
  5. W.J. McBride, R. Dicker, J.C. Abajian, D.W. Vane Continuous thoracic epidural infusions for postoperative analgesia after pectus deformity repair J Pediatr Surg, 31 (1996), pp. 105–108
  6. S.A. Robicsek, E.B. Lobato Repair of pectus excavatumAnesthetic considerations Chest Surg Clin North Am, 10 (2000), pp. 253–259
  7. K.A. Molik, S.A. Engum, F.J. Rescorla, K.W. West, L.R. Scherer, J.L. Grosfeld Pectus excavatum repair: experience with standard and minimal invasive techniques J Pediatr Surg, 36 (2001), pp. 324–328
  8. T.H. Inge, E. Owings, C.J. Blewett, C.E. Baldwin, W.S. Cain, W. Hardin et al. Reduced hospitalization cost for patients with pectus excavatum treated using minimally invasive surgery Surg Endosc, 17 (2003), pp. 1609–1613
  9. J.P. Jacobs, J.A. Quintessenza, V.A. Morell, L.M. Botero, H.M. van Gelder, C.I. Tchervenkov Minimally invasive endoscopic repair of pectus excavatum Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 21 (2002), pp. 869–873
  10. E. Brunner, F. Langer Nichtparametrische Analyse longitudinaler Daten R. Oldenbourg Verlag, Vienna (1999), p. 108
  11. B.M. Block, S.S. Liu, A.J. Rowlingson, A.R. Cowan, J.A. Cowan, C.L. Wu Efficacy of postoperative epidural analgesiaA meta-analysis JAMA, 290 (2003), pp. 2455–2463
  12. C.L. Wu, S.R. Cohen, J.M. Richman, A.J. Rowlingson, G.E. Courpas, K. Cheung et al. Efficacy of postoperative patient-controlled and continuous epidural analgesia versus intravenous patient-controlled analgesia with opioids: a meta-analysis Anesthesiology, 103 (2005), pp. 1079–1088
  13. J.F. Cassadry, G. Lederhaas, D.D. Cancel, R.J. Cummings, E.A. Loveless A randomized comparison of the effects of continuous thoracic epidural analgesia and intravenous patient-controlled analgesia after posterior spinal fusion in adolescents Reg Anesth Pain Med, 25 (2000), pp. 246–253
  14. J. O’Hara Jr, J.B. Cywinski, J.E. Tetzlaff, M. Xu, A.R. Gurd, J.T. Andrish The effect of epidural vs intravenous analgesia for posterior spinal fusion surgery Pediatr Anesth, 14 (2004), pp. 1009–1015
  15. S. Blumenthal, M. Nadig, A. Borgeat, K. Min Postoperative analgesia after anterior correction of thoracic scoliosis: a prospective randomised study comparing continuous double epidural catheter technique with intravenous morphine Spine, 31 (2006), pp. 1646–1651
  16. R.M. Giebler, R.U. Scherer, J. Peters Incidence of neurologic complications related to thoracic epidural catheterization Anesthesiology, 86 (1997), pp. 55–63
  17. E. Giaufré, B. Dalens, A. Gombert Epidemiology and morbidity of regional anesthesia in children: a one-year prospective survey of the French-language society of pediatric anesthesiologists Anesth Analg, 83 (1996), pp. 904–912
  18. J.C. Ballantyne, D.B. Carr, S. deFerranti, T. Suarez, J. Lau, T.C. Chalmers et al. The comparative effects of postoperative analgesic therapies on pulmonary outcome: cumulative meta-analyses of randomized, controlled trials Anesth Analg, 86 (1998), pp. 598–612
  19. A. Taddio, J. Katz, A.L. Ilersich, G. Koren Effect of neonatal circumcision on pain response during subsequent routine vaccination Lancet, 349 (1997), pp. 599–603
  20. G. Cucchiaro, J.T. Farrar, J.W. Guite, L. Yuelin What postoperative outcomes matter to pediatric patient? Anesth Analg, 102 (2006), pp. 1376–1382

A Novel Measure for Pectus Excavatum: the Correction Index

References

  1. J.A. Haller Jr, S.S. Kramer, S.A. Lietman Use of CT scans in selection of patients for pectus excavatum surgery: A preliminary report J Pediatr Surg, 22 (1987), pp. 904–908
  2. J.A. Haller Jr, G.M. Loughlin Cardiorepiratory function is significantly improved following corrective surgery for severe pectus excavatum J Cardiovasc Surg, 41 (2000), pp. 125–130
  3. D. Nuss, R. Kelly, D. Croitoru, M. Katz A 10-year review of a minimally invasive technique for the correction of pectus excavatum J Pediatr Surg, 33 (4) (1998), pp. 545–552
  4. S.D. St Peter, S.W. Sharp, D.J. Ostlie et al. Use of a subxiphoid incision for pectus bar placement in the repair of pectus excavatum J Pediatr Surg, 45 (2010), pp. 1361–1364
  5. V.E. Mortallero, C.W. Iqbal, F.B. Fike et al. The predictive value of Haller Index in patients undergoing pectus bar repair for pectus excavatum J Surg Res, 170 (1) (2011), pp. 104–106

The Predictive Value of Haller Index in Patients Undergoing Pectus Bar Repair for Pectus Excavatum

References

  1. J.A. Haller Jr., G.M. Loughlin Cardiorespiratory function is significantly improved following corrective surgery for severe pectus excavatum J Cardiovasc Surg, 41 (2000), p. 125
  2. J.A. Haller Jr., S.S. Kramer, S.A. Lietman Use of CT scans in selection of patients for pectus excavatum surgery: A preliminary report J Pediatr Surg, 22 (1987), p. 904
  3. D. Nuss, R. Kelly, D. Croitoru, M.A. Katz 10-year review of a minimally invasive technique for the correction of pectus excavatum J Pediatr Surg, 33 (1998), p. 545
  4. S.D. St Peter, S.W. Sharp, D.J. Ostlie et al. Use of a subxiphoid incision for pectus bar placement in the repair of pectus excavatum J Pediatr Surg, 45 (2010), p. 1361

Use of a Subxiphoid Incision for Pectus Bar Placement in the Repair of Pectus Excavatum

References

  1. D. Nuss, R.E. Kelly Jr., D.P. Croitoru et al. A 10-year review of a minimally invasive technique for the correction of pectus excavatum J Pediatr Surg, 33 (1998), pp. 545–552
  2. M.M. Ravitch The operative treatment of pectus excavatum Ann Surg, 129 (1949), pp. 429–444
  3. M.M. Ravitch The operative treatment of pectus excavatum J S C Med Assoc, 51 (1955), pp. 244–249
  4. M.M. Ravitch The operative treatment of pectus excavatum J Pediatr, 48 (1956), pp. 465–472
  5. D. Martinez, J.J. Stein, A. Pena The effect of costal cartilage resection on chest wall development Pediatr Surg Int, 5 (1990), pp. 170–173
  6. J.A. Haller, P.M. Colobani, C.T. Humphries et al. Chest wall constriction after too extensive and too early operations for pectus excavatum Ann Thorac Surg, 61 (1996), pp. 1618–1625
  7. D. Nuss, R.E. Kelly Jr., D.P. Croitoru et al. Repair of pectus excavatum Pediatri Endosurg Innov Tech, 2 (1998), pp. 205–221
  8. A. Hebra, B. Swoveland, M. Egbert et al. Outcome analysis of minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: review of 251 cases J Pediatr Surg, 35 (2000), pp. 252–257
  9. H.J. Park, S.Y. Lee, C.S. Lee Complications associated with the Nuss procedure: analysis of risk factors and suggested measures for prevention of complications J Pediatr Surg, 39 (2004), pp. 391–395
  10. C. Castellani, J. Schalamon, A.K. Saxena et al. Early complications of the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum: a prospective study Pediatr Surg Int, 24 (2008), pp. 659–666
  11. R.L. Moss, C.T. Albanese, M. Reynolds Major complications after minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: case reports J Pediatr Surg, 36 (2001), pp. 155–158
  12. J. Leonhardt, J.F. Kübler, J. Feiter et al. Complications of the minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum J Pediatr Surg, 40 (2005), pp. e7–e9
  13. B. Harris, G.A. Bushman, L.A. Hastings Inferior vena cava obstruction after pectus excavatum repair J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 23 (2009), pp. 515–517
  14. F. Marusch, I. Gastinger Life-threatening complication of the Nuss-procedure for funnel chest. A case report Zentralbl Chir, 128 (2003), pp. 981–984 (German)
  15. R.J. Hendrickson, D.D. Bensard, J.S. Janik et al. Efficacy of left thoracoscopy and blunt mediastinal dissection during the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum J Pediatr Surg, 40 (2005), pp. 1312–1314
  16. A.K. Saxena, C. Castellani, M.E. Höllwarth Surgical aspects of thoracoscopy and efficacy of right thoracoscopy in minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 133 (2007), pp. 1201–1205
  17. Y.L. Cheng, S.C. Lee, T.W. Huang et al. Efficacy and safety of modified bilateral thoracoscopy-assisted Nuss procedure in adult patients with pectus excavatum Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 34 (2008), pp. 1057–1061
  18. B. Palmer, S. Yedlin, S. Kim Decreased risk of complications with bilateral thoracoscopy and left-to-right mediastinal dissection during minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum Eur J Pediatr Surg, 17 (2007), pp. 81–83
  19. K. Schaarschmidt, A. Kolberg-Schwerdt, M. Lempe et al. Extrapleural, submuscular bars placed by bilateral thoracoscopy–a new improvement in modified Nuss funnel chest repair J Pediatr Surg, 40 (2005), pp. 1407–1410
  20. J.P. Jacobs, J.A. Quintessenza, V.O. Morell et al. Minimally invasive endoscopic repair of pectus excavatum Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 21 (2002), pp. 869–873
  21. S. Bouchard, A.R. Hong, B.F. Gilchrist et al. Catastrophic cardiac injuries encountered during the minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum Semin Pediatr Surg, 18 (2009), pp. 66–72
  22. P.M. Huang, E.T. Wu, Y.T. Tseng et al. Modified Nuss operation for pectus excavatum: Design for decreasing cardiopulmonary complications Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 54 (2006), pp. 134–137
  23. D.J. Ostlie, J.K. Marosky, T.L. Spilde et al. Evaluation of pectus bar position and osseous bone formation J Pediatr Surg, 38 (6) (2003), pp. 953–956

Is Epidural Anesthesia Truly the Best Pain Management Strategy after Pectus Excavatum Repair?

References

  1. Nuss D, Croitoru DP, Kelly Jr RE, et al. Congenital chest wall deformities In: Holcomb GW III, Ashcraft, KW, Murphy, JP. editors. Pediatric Surgery. Philadelphia, PA, Elsevier Saunders Chapter 19. 245-263.
  2. D.P. Croitoru, R.E. Kelly Jr, M.J. Goretsky et al. Experience and modification update for the minimally invasive Nuss technique for pectus excavatum repair in 303 patients J Pediatr Surg, 37 (2002), pp. 437–445
  3. B. Swoveland, C. Medvick, M. Kirsh et al. The Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum correction AORN J, 74 (6) (2001), pp. 828–841
  4. S. Uemura, Y. Nakagawa, A. Yoshida et al. Experience in 100 cases with the Nuss procedure using a technique for stabilization of the pectus bar Pediatr Surg Int, 19 (2003), pp. 186–189
  5. H.J. Park, S.Y. Lee, C.S. Lee et al. The Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum: evolution of techniques and early results on 322 patients Ann Thorac Surg, 77 (1) (2004), pp. 289–295
  6. K.A. Miller, R.K. Woods, R.J. Sharp et al. Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: a single institution's experience Surgery, 130 (4) (2001), pp. 652–657
  7. K.A. Molik, S.A. Engum, F.J. Rescorla et al. Pectus excavatum repair: experience with standard and minimal invasive techniques J Pediatr Surg, 36 (2001), pp. 324–328
  8. E.W. Fonkalsrud Current management of pectus excavatum World J Surg, 27 (5) (2003), pp. 502–508
  9. L. Canovas Martinez, M. Dominguez Garcia, N. Fernandez Gil et al. Thoracic epidural analgesia in the postoperative period of pediatric surgery for the repair of pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim, 45 (4) (1998), pp. 148–152
  10. W.J. McBride, R. Dicker, J.C. Abajian et al. Continuous thoracic epidural infusions for postoperative analgesia after pectus deformity repair J Pediatr Surg, 31 (1) (1996), pp. 105–107
  11. K. Futagawa, I. Suwa, T. Okuda et al. Anesthetic management for the minimally invasive Nuss procedure in 21 patients with pectus excavatum J Anesth, 20 (2006), pp. 48–50
  12. J. Bohosiewicz, G. Kudela, T. Koszutski Results of Nuss procedures for the correction of pectus excavatum Eur J Pediatr Surg, 15 (2005), pp. 6–10

Evaluation of Pectus Bar Position and Osseous Bone Formation

References

  1. D. Nuss, R.E. Kelly Jr, D.P. Croitoru et al. A 10-year review of a minimally invasive technique for the correction of pectus excavatum J Pediatr Surg, 33 (1998), pp. 545–552
  2. K.A. Miller, R.K. Woods, R.J. Sharp et al. Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatumA single institution’s experience Surgery, 130 (2001), pp. 652–657 discussion 657-659
  3. A. Hebra, B. Swoveland, M. Egbert et al. Outcome analysis of minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatumReview of 251 cases J Pediatr Surg, 35 (2000), pp. 252–257 discussion 257-258
  4. K.A. Miller, D.J. Ostlie, K. Wade et al. Minimally invasive bar repair for ‘redo’ correction of pectus excavatum J Pediatr Surg, 37 (2002), pp. 1090–1092
  5. R. Schon, R. Schmelzeisen, T. Shirota et al. Tissue reaction around miniplates used for the fixation of vascularized iliac crest bone grafts Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod, 83 (1997), pp. 433–440
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  7. T.R. Moretton, C.E. Brown Jr, J.J. Legan et al. Tissue reactions after subcutaneous and intraosseous implantation of mineral trioxide aggregate and ethoxybenzoic acid cement J Biomed Mater Res, 52 (2000), pp. 528–533