Chest wall deformities – Pectus Excavatum

28th May 2024, 19:00 to 20:00 BST


This webinar, in partnership with SCTS, will focus on chest wall deformities especially Pectus excavatum including anatomy and physiology and surgical procedures for correction.


To educate about chest wall deformities and current trends in management of these conditions.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, attendees should be able to:

  • Discuss the various chest wall deformities and their assessment

  • Discuss indications for intervention

  • Have an understanding of surgical procedures and postoperative management

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Our panellists include:

  • Prof. Shyamsunder Kolvekar M.Ch. FRCS (CTh) - Prof. Kolvekar is a Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. Apart from cardiac surgical interests, Prof. Kolvekar has a special interest in chest wall deformity interventions. He is an internationally recognised surgeon for the adult Nuss procedure, and has adapted the Nuss procedure with several new techniques for better pain control and reduced risk from surgery.

  • Mr. Vivek Srivastava FRCSEd (CTh), MBA - Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT; Member and Webinar Lead, Surgical Specialty Board for Cardiothoracic Surgery, RCSEd.


1 Hour

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A recording of the webinar will be made available on this page in the days following the live broadcast.

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