Evaluation of the internal thoracic artery blood flow before and after Nuss operation: is it reversible?


Kuru-Bektasoglu P., ERMERAK N. O. , Cimsit C., Cetinkaya C., Ozbakir H., Bekiroglu N. , ...Daha Fazla

MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.30, sa.1, ss.24-29, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5472/marumj.299383
  • Dergi Adı: MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.24-29

Özet

Objective: Obstruction of the internal thoracic arteries (ITAs) by the Nuss bars in minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum (MIRPE) has been documented in the literature. In this study, we aim to investigate the patency of ITAs before and after repair of the pectus excavatum with the Nuss procedure, by using color Doppler ultrasonography (US).