Securing a Nuss bar with a surgical zip tie

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.

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D. Dean Potter, Jr., MD.

D. Dean Potter, Jr., MD

General Surgeon

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. ...

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