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Table 3 This is a comprehensive list of all the studies that included Robicsek and Implant procedures

From: Systematic review of surgical treatment techniques for adult and pediatric patients with pectus excavatum

Reference n Study type Follow-up (years) Age, mean (range), years Operation duration range, min Anasthesia duration, Epi/IV, days Mean blood loss, mL Mean LOS, days Outcome, >good/ excellent, % Non-displacement complication, attention/ self-resolving, % Requiring reoperation, % Bar/strut displacement, % Number of bars removed, % Symptoms Lung function Cardiac function improved
Snel [[20]] 16 R 6 (0.5-20) 43 (21–64)      69/6 62.5/-- 18.8      
Grappolini [[18]] 11   16.3 29 (21–47) 137.2    3.6   0/--       
Wechselberger [[62]] 20 R 4.5 (0.8-11.5) 20 (17–42)     5 90/80 85/--       
Luzzi [61] 23 R   16     5 89/64 47.8/-- 9    Better No change  
Lansman [57] 8 R (0.5-13) <16 87 0/--    88/38 12.5/-- 0 12.5     
  1. The table is divided horizontally with bold and plain text to differentiate between pediatric Robicsek and adult surgical implant patients. Within each subgroup studies are organized in reverse chronological order from top to bottom based on publication date.
  2. P/R = Prospective/Retrospective Cohort Study.