The Bambino Gessù Paediatric Hospital leads the positioning in Italy of Pectus Up as a treatment for the surgical correction of Pectus Excavatum in paediatric patients.

Last 20th September, three new cases of Pectus Excavatum were treated with the innovative Pectus Up New Generation technique in Italy. On this occasion, the operations were performed at the Bambino Gessù Hospital in Rome by the country’s leading pediatric surgeon and renowned pediatric surgeon Professor Inserra and his team.

The interventions were attended by Dr. Patricio Herrera, thoracic surgeon of the Hospital Dr. Exequiel González Cortés located in Santiago de Chile and referent in the Pectus Up in this country, Dr. Giedrius Bernotavicius, orthopedic surgeon Head of the Orthopedic and Traumatology Service of the Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Kliniko located in Vilnius (Lithuania) and Dr. Ksenija Soldatenkova, pediatric surgeon at the Children’s Clinical University Hospital in Riga (Latvia), with the aim of training in the minimally invasive technique Pectus Up New Generation.

The interventions were attended by Dr. Patricio Herrera, thoracic surgeon at the Dr. Exequiel González Cortés Hospital and a reference in Pectus Up in Chile, who explained to the team his knowledge and experience with the innovative technique, adding value to the training.

The Pectus Up New Generation, which offers a definitive solution to correct Pectus Excavatum, also known as sunken chest, to patients, children and adults with different types of asymmetry.

This innovative technique does not introduce any element into the thoracic cavity and minimizes intraoperative and postoperative risks, thus opening up new perspectives for the treatment of this malformation.