Tuesday 18 June at 7pm
Title: Chest & lung GP event: looking at all aspects of common chest conditions found in Primary Care, lung cancer, treatment options and an update on the awareness of Pectus excavatum (funnel chest): Causes, symptoms, treatment and surgery
Venue: Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
Consultant: Mr Marco Scarci, Thoracic Surgeon
Mr Marco Scarci is a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital and offers specialist minimally invasive surgery for a common chest deformity in adults – the NUSS procedure.
What is Pectus excavatum? It is an abnormality of the chest in which the breastbone sinks inward (sometimes called funnel chest). Problems associated with pectus excavatum are mainly cosmetic, although the condition can impair cardiac and respiratory function. Placement of a pectus bar for pectus excavatum (also known as the Nuss procedure)
*Please bring along any cases you’d like to discuss with Mr Scarci.
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