Pectus carinatum repair in an adolescent with hyperhomocyste
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Pectus carinatum is a chest wall deformity that occurs less frequently and surgical correction for this chest wall deformity is mostly for cosmetic reasons. Anaesthesia for this procedure may be complicated by associated systemic disorders such as Marfan's disease, homocystinuria, Prune belly syndrome, Morquio syndrome, osteogenesis imperfecta, Noonan syndrome, mitral valve prolapse, scoliosis or other collagen vascular diseases. Although the surgical aspects of pectus carinatum repair are extensively reported, a literature on anaesthetic management is sparse. We report the successful management of a case of pectus carinatum repair in an adolescent patient with hyperhomocysteinaemia and kyphoscoliosis...

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