When Is the Ravitch Procedure for Pectus Excavatum Used?

Posted On: Jul 23, 2020   |   Posted By: MedicineNet

Title: When Is the Ravitch Procedure for Pectus Excavatum Used?
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 7/22/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

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