Pediatric Surgery

Physiology: Pectus Innovations

Dr. Dawn Jaroszewski, division of cardiothoracic surgery, discusses the physiological consequences of pectus deformities. Dr. Jaroszewski presents on imaging of the right ventricular outflow track, cardiac output 3D, cardiac dyssynchrony, segmental excursion, exercise testing, cardiopulmonary stress testing, and VO2 max observation. A panel discussion followed the presentation and included discussion in Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, pectus repair optimal age, and vacuum bell treatment.