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Pectus excavatum repair - series—Aftercare

Aftercare

Overview

Hospitalization for 1 week is common. Vigorous activity may need to be restricted for 3 months.

Review Date 9/9/2017

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, general surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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