Experience of surgical treatment of funnel deformity of the chest

Keywords: funnel deformity of the chest; оperation in accordance to Nass procedure


Objective. To estimate the results of surgical treatment of funnel deformity of the chest in accordance to Nass procedure.

Маterials and methods. In 175 patients, suffering FDCH, miniinvasive correction in accordance to Nassa procedure was accomplished.

Results. In 162 (92.6%) patients the ideal cosmetic result was noted. In 157 (89.7%) patients one fixator was used, in 17 (9.7%) – two, in 1 (0.6%) patients – three. Average duration of operation have constituted 52 min (from 30 tо 104 min), average term of postoperative stationary stay - 8 days (from 5 tо 11 days).

Conclusion. The operation in accordance to Nass procedure constitutes a gold standard in treatment of FDCH in adults and children, guarantees good cosmetic result of treatment, promotes improvement of cardiac and respiratory functions, eliminates dysfunction of anterior wall of thoracic cage in a respiratory act.


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Author Biographies

Ya. V. Fishchenko, Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics, Kyiv

Fishchenko Iakiv - D.SC, orthopedist, neurosurgeon.
Leading Researcher Department of Spinal Surgery,
Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics
Address: st. Boulvarno - Kudryavskaya 27,Kiev, 01601 Ukraine.
Phone: +380(50) 3808725
(044) 221- 08-30
E-mail: fishchenko@gmail.com
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7446-0016

A. V. Shevchuk, Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics, Kyiv

Shevchuk A.V. – PhD, orthopedist,
Senior Researcher Department of Spinal Surgery,
Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics
Address: st. Boulvarno - Kudryavskaya 27,Kiev, 01601 Ukraine.
Phone: +380(97) 1308460
E-mail: fasti@i.ua

A. I. Saponenko, Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics, Kyiv

Saponenko A.I. – orthopedist,
Department of Spinal Surgery,
Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics
Address: st. Boulvarno - Kudryavskaya 27,Kiev, 01601 Ukraine.
Phone: +380(97) 6553221
E-mail: saponchikk@gmail.com

L. D. Kravchuk, Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics, Kyiv

Kravchuk Lyudmila, Associate Professor
Physical Rehabilitation Department,
National University of Physical Education and Sports of Ukraine
Address: st. Fizkultury, 1; Kyiv, Ukraine, 03680.
Phone: +380(097)8774167
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5317-0420

How to Cite
Fishchenko, Y. V., Shevchuk, A. V., Saponenko, A. I., & Kravchuk, L. D. (2019). Experience of surgical treatment of funnel deformity of the chest. Klinicheskaia Khirurgiia, 86(2), 53-56. https://doi.org/10.26779/2522-1396.2019.02.53
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