Here you will find links to the most frequent questions and answers regarding pectus excavatum (funnel chest).
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.
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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 (pectus surgery) there are several preparations such as X-rays, examination, fasting and pausing medication.
Read here what you can expect after a Nuss procedure in terms of pain, recovery, restrictions and follow-up.
Dr. Hans Kristian Pilegaard
Excavatum - funnel chest