Prevalence of comorbidities in a surgical pectus excavatum population

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Prevalence of comorbidities in a surgical pectus excavatum population. / Media, Ara Shwan; Christensen, Thomas Decker; Katballe, Niels et al.

In: Journal of Thoracic Disease, Vol. 13, No. 3, 03.2021, p. 1652-1657.

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@article{9b61c9fdeb0745c6b066b09f94140c76,
title = "Prevalence of comorbidities in a surgical pectus excavatum population",
abstract = "Background: Pectus excavatum is the most common chest wall deformity and is associated to various connective tissue, cardiopulmonary, and skeletal abnormalities. Several conditions and syndromes have been associated to pectus excavatum, although the overall health implications of the pectus excavatum phenotype are unclear. Therefore, in this study we aimed to examine the health implications of the pectus excavatum phenotype by assessing all comorbidities and previous medical conditions in a cohort of patients undergoing pectus excavatum surgery.Methods: This single-centre retrospective prevalence study included 1,046 patients undergoing minimal invasive repair of pectus excavatum from 2001 to 2012. Hospital medical charts were assessed and comorbidities and previous medical conditions were registered systematically and categorized according to the affected organ system.Results: In our study population of 1,046 patients, we registered 623 conditions. The median age was 17 years and the majority of patients (56%) had no previous or present conditions. Notable prevalence of asthma (8.8%), allergies (12.3%), previous hernia surgery (5.2%), and psychiatric conditions (4.9%) were found.Conclusions: The majority of patients undergoing pectus excavatum surgery have no comorbidities or previous medical conditions. It seems that this patient category is comparable to the background population in this regard and our findings do not support screening this patient category for associated conditions.",
author = "Media, {Ara Shwan} and Christensen, {Thomas Decker} and Niels Katballe and Pilegaard, {Hans Kristian} and {de Paoli}, {Frank Vincenzo}",
note = "2021 Journal of Thoracic Disease. All rights reserved.",
year = "2021",
month = mar,
doi = "10.21037/jtd-20-3352",
language = "English",
volume = "13",
pages = "1652--1657",
journal = "Journal of Thoracic Disease",
issn = "2072-1439",
publisher = "Pioneer Bioscience Publishing Company",
number = "3",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Prevalence of comorbidities in a surgical pectus excavatum population

AU - Media, Ara Shwan

AU - Christensen, Thomas Decker

AU - Katballe, Niels

AU - Pilegaard, Hans Kristian

AU - de Paoli, Frank Vincenzo

N1 - 2021 Journal of Thoracic Disease. All rights reserved.

PY - 2021/3

Y1 - 2021/3

N2 - Background: Pectus excavatum is the most common chest wall deformity and is associated to various connective tissue, cardiopulmonary, and skeletal abnormalities. Several conditions and syndromes have been associated to pectus excavatum, although the overall health implications of the pectus excavatum phenotype are unclear. Therefore, in this study we aimed to examine the health implications of the pectus excavatum phenotype by assessing all comorbidities and previous medical conditions in a cohort of patients undergoing pectus excavatum surgery.Methods: This single-centre retrospective prevalence study included 1,046 patients undergoing minimal invasive repair of pectus excavatum from 2001 to 2012. Hospital medical charts were assessed and comorbidities and previous medical conditions were registered systematically and categorized according to the affected organ system.Results: In our study population of 1,046 patients, we registered 623 conditions. The median age was 17 years and the majority of patients (56%) had no previous or present conditions. Notable prevalence of asthma (8.8%), allergies (12.3%), previous hernia surgery (5.2%), and psychiatric conditions (4.9%) were found.Conclusions: The majority of patients undergoing pectus excavatum surgery have no comorbidities or previous medical conditions. It seems that this patient category is comparable to the background population in this regard and our findings do not support screening this patient category for associated conditions.

AB - Background: Pectus excavatum is the most common chest wall deformity and is associated to various connective tissue, cardiopulmonary, and skeletal abnormalities. Several conditions and syndromes have been associated to pectus excavatum, although the overall health implications of the pectus excavatum phenotype are unclear. Therefore, in this study we aimed to examine the health implications of the pectus excavatum phenotype by assessing all comorbidities and previous medical conditions in a cohort of patients undergoing pectus excavatum surgery.Methods: This single-centre retrospective prevalence study included 1,046 patients undergoing minimal invasive repair of pectus excavatum from 2001 to 2012. Hospital medical charts were assessed and comorbidities and previous medical conditions were registered systematically and categorized according to the affected organ system.Results: In our study population of 1,046 patients, we registered 623 conditions. The median age was 17 years and the majority of patients (56%) had no previous or present conditions. Notable prevalence of asthma (8.8%), allergies (12.3%), previous hernia surgery (5.2%), and psychiatric conditions (4.9%) were found.Conclusions: The majority of patients undergoing pectus excavatum surgery have no comorbidities or previous medical conditions. It seems that this patient category is comparable to the background population in this regard and our findings do not support screening this patient category for associated conditions.

U2 - 10.21037/jtd-20-3352

DO - 10.21037/jtd-20-3352

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 33841956

VL - 13

SP - 1652

EP - 1657

JO - Journal of Thoracic Disease

JF - Journal of Thoracic Disease

SN - 2072-1439

IS - 3

ER -