Specialists from all over the continent attended the conference to learn about the most advanced thoracic solutions, such as the innovative surgical technique Pectus Up New Generation.

On 20 and 21 October, the Clínica Alemana in Santiago de Chile hosted a new thoracic surgery refresher course. An important initiative that seeks to support specialists from different areas in the incorporation of new knowledge on the most advanced thoracic techniques worldwide.

The day was held under the direction of the renowned thoracic surgeon Dr. José Ortega and included conferences with experts in the treatment of chest wall deformities, such as the session on one of the most innovative technologies on the market in the treatment of Pectus Excavatum, the Pectus Up New Generation surgical technique.

The expert paediatric surgeon who led the presentation of the Pectus Up New Generation on the first day of the conference was Dr. Patricio Herrera Oroz, who shared his experience and knowledge with the medical community and ended his presentation with applause for his excellent presentation and for his great work as a professional at the Hospital Exquiel González Cortés and the Clínica Alemana.

Professionals of different nationalities have travelled to Chile to attend the conference and have been able to learn about the Pectus Up New Generation technique thanks to Pectus Chile, which has received great interest from those present. The expert surgeons of the continent will be able to offer their patients affected by Pectus Excavatum, children or adults and with different degrees of asymmetry, this definitive corrective solution.