Knowing the testimonials of patients operated with Pectus Up helps patients understand the benefits of the Pectus Up corrective implant. With Pectus Up, the patient can carry out the activities of daily life normally.
The balance I make of the experience is globally excellent. When they told us about the new surgical technique, it gave me some peace of mind. I had to wait almost two years before the operation while the corresponding permits were approved in my Community. Although I was looking forward to turning the page and having surgery, my parents and I decided to wait. Eventually, it was a total success.
Before the operation, I had a very pronounced sag in my chest, my scapulae were very pronounced, and I had a very stooped posture. I had considered having surgery before learning about Pectus Up. I decided to have Pectus Up surgery because it was the least invasive option.
Recovery a few days after surgery was quick and almost painless. Two months later I hardly even remembered that I had had surgery. My life before the surgery was normal as long as I didn’t show my chest. In the summer I was stressed because I was invited to friends’ houses who have swimming pools; sometimes I didn’t go for the same reason: explaining why I always wore a shirt. I could neither run much for fear of making my heart race too fast and I felt a bit of pressure.
“I would recommend the Pectus Up to other people affected by Pectus Excavatum”
As a child, being affected by Pectus Excavatum, I was ashamed to go to the pool with my friends. It did not prevent me from doing any physical activity, but it did have to be done with great care, as the Pectus caused slight respiratory and heart problems.