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Pectus Implant surgery: My experience

May 2017

Chris, 18 years old, with a mild to moderate pectus excavatum without symptoms didn’t want corrective chest wall surgery due to concerns about missing too much university and opted for a pectus implant.

Pre-operative CT reconstructions showing pectus deformity before surgery

Creating the 3D implant: measurements and design of Chris’s pectus implant

Chest CT showing calculated Haller index (a radiological measurement of severity of the pectus excavatum (Normal Haller index is 2.5. Significant pectus excavatum has an index greater than 3.25)

Bone reconstruction

Bone reconstruction with implant

3D reconstruction with implant in position

Post surgical correction with pectus implant

Pre-operative CT reconstruction

Post surgical correction with pectus implant