Nuss procedure


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Nuss procedure

(nus)
[Donald Nuss, contemporary U.S. surgeon]
A minimally invasive surgical treatment to correct pectus excavatum (also known as funnel chest or funnel breast).
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(14) reported that ultrasound-guided bilateral PVB reduces postoperative pain scores in children undergoing the Nuss procedure. In two other studies, a catheter was inserted within the paravertebral space, and then LA infusion with 0.2% ropivacaine was performed (15, 20).
All the instruments in the pectus system are designed to increase simplicity during the Nuss procedure. The pectus bars system is commercially available on the basis of size, length, and material.
In this case series, we report the first Iranian experience with the modified Nuss procedure to suggest its feasibility in Iranian patients.
Dr Redha Souilamas and his team performing the Nuss procedure at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
About the Center of Excellence for Pectus - A premier center for the Nuss Procedure, specializing in the treatment of Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum.
One case was a lethal cardiac injury at the time of the Nuss bar removal in a 17-year-old boy who underwent a Nuss procedure with revision one month after the first surgery.
In addition, surgical correction for PE has become more prevalent with the development of the minimally invasive Nuss procedure [4].
The Nuss Procedure is a minimally invasive approach to correcting pectus exeavatum, and involves surgeons inserting a curved metal bar under the ribs and sternum to reshape the chest wall.
In Nuss procedure a Lorenz pectus bar is used which is a thin long and curved metal sheet.
Another remarkable study on the efficacy of hypnosis in the surgical melieu assessed the effects of perioperative hypnosis on reducing the length of hospitalization and alter the need for postoperative analgesics in patients undergoing the Nuss procedure, a difficult and invasive procedure to correct pectus excavatum.
The Nuss procedure changed the mechanical environment of the thorax.