D. Dean Potter Jr., M.D., uses a novel technique during a pectus excavatum procedure by securing a Nuss bar with a surgical zip tie. This lessens the migration of the thoracic strut, a common postoperative complication of the Nuss procedure.
Dean Potter, Jr., M.D., is pediatric surgeon with a special interest in pediatric and adolescent thoracic disease, inflammatory bowel disease. He is the chair of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. ...