Here you will find links to the most frequent questions and answers regarding pectus excavatum (funnel chest).
FAQ on pectus excavatum
About pectus excavatum
Pectus excavatum is a congenital defect that causes the chest wall to appear sunken. It often results in lack of confidence and shortness of breath.
Treatment of pectus excavatum
Pectus excavatum may be surgically repaired if you have moderate to severe symptoms including the shape of the chest. We use the Nuss procedure.
Before a Nuss procedure
Before a Nuss procedure (pectus surgery) there are several preparations such as X-rays, examination, fasting and pausing medication.
After a Nuss procedure
Read here what you can expect after a Nuss procedure in terms of pain, recovery, restrictions and follow-up.