ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
A new surgical approach for mixed-type pectus carinatum: the Onen procedure
Ahmet Önen, İsmail Ağababaoğlu, Aydın Şanlı, Volkan Karaçam, Hasan Ersöz, Nezih Özdemir
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Medical Faculty of Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2014.7940
In this article, a new surgical approach applied to eight cases which show pectus excavatum and carinatum features was discussed. Nuss method was used for pectus excavatum deformities, while resection and reconstruction with a titanium mesh and screws were used for pectus carinatum deformities. This lately defined method was named as Onen procedure.
Keywords : Nuss; pectus carinatum; pectus eskavatum
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