Pulmonary function following surgical repair of pectus excavatum
Malek MH, Berger DE, Marelich WD, Coburn JW, Beck TW, Housh TJ. - Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Oct; 30(4):637–43. - This article examines the effectiveness of the surgical repair of Pectus Excavatum on lung function. Twelve studies have been conducted to address cases of 313 patients with Pectus Excavatum. The results indicate that the surgical repair of Pectus Excavatum does not significantly improve lung function.