There are two types of surgery to correct pectus excavatum, open surgery and closed (minimally invasive) surgery. Some individuals with this abnormality are worried about pectus excavatum surgery pain, but the question is, is it a painful surgery?
The surgical repair of pectus excavatum, like other major surgeries, presents risks. Also most patients who have the pectus excavatum surgery are pleased with the results.
Pectus excavatum is a disease that is related to the chest which is present from the day one when the person is born, and may develop further later as well. This condition also affects the lungs, and makes it hard for the individual to breathe.