This 52-year-old male patient from Mannford, Oklahoma was unhappy with the appearance of his chest wall due to pectus excavatum deformity.
During the patients consultation a moulage was made so that it could be sent to construct a custom implant for this depressed area.
Measurements were made prior to surgery to show where the deepest parts of chest wall depression were located. Once measurements are taken, markings are made to show where the implant should be positioned.
An incision is made along the chest wall so that the custom implant can be placed under the pectoralis muscle. The location of the incision is always placed in an area that can easily be hidden.
As you can see immediately after surgery the custom implant filled the depression in the chest wall and created symmetry.
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