Ventura Medical Technologies collaborated with LusoPalex Lda. in the Congress of the SPCCTV – Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirurgia Cardiotorácica e Vascular – to present the advantages of Pectus Up in Pectus Excavatum patients.
Professor Abel Nascimento presented the Pectus Up at the congress, which was held in the Algarve. It was also atended by Dr. Marina Paradela, a thoracic surgeon at the University Hospital of A Coruña, trained in the Pectus Up technique. She gave a speech on the progress in the innovation of minimally invasive thoracic surgery.
Nascimento is a world reference in reconstructive surgery and has over three decades experience in this specialty. He directs the Instituto de Cirugía Reconstructiva, integrated into the international group Idealmed. He is also a professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Coimbra.
LusoPalex Lda. is a Portuguese company, 100% owned by Palex, with a consolidated structure. The company ensures excellence in the relationship and distribution of advanced hospital solutions such as equipment, surgical prostheses, hospital equipment, and diagnostic and research material.
For more than 20 years, LusoPalex has been the leader in healthcare technology market in Portugal. For that purpose, it has a wide commercial structure covering the whole market, including Azores and Madeira. The Company coordinates operations from its offices in Lisbon.
The aim of Ventura Medical Technologies, along with LusoPalex, is to offer the most leading-edge products to meet the needs and expectations of Pectus Excavatum patients, as well as those of the professionals who take care of them.
Pectus Up is an innovative and extrathoracic technique developed for the surgical treatment of congenital disease Pectus Excavatum. It is one of the most remarkable technological advances in thoracic surgery in recent times.
The use of the technique among experts in chest wall, both in Europe and Latin America, supports the worldwide expansion of this innovative technology.