Delayed near-fatal hemorrhage after Nuss bar displacement

Katherine Barsness, Jennifer Bruny, Joseph S. Janik*, David A. Partrick

*Corresponding author for this work

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A novel case of Nuss bar displacement with near-fatal hemorrhage 3 months after insertion and 3 weeks after unreported bar movement is presented. Salient features of presentation, evaluation, and treatment are described including how to divide the bar from an intrathoracic approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E5-E6
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2005


  • Artery
  • Hemorrhage
  • Nuss bar
  • Pectus excavatum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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