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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 1/31/2017

Updated by: Mary C. Mancini, MD, PhD, Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, Shreveport, LA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. 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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