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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Pulmonary function before and after the Nuss procedure in adolescents with pectus excavatum: correlation with morphological subtypes

  Symmetric type (n = 9) Asymmetric type (n = 9) p
Male, n (%) 9 (100) 9 (100) 1
Age (y) 14.3 ± 1.6 14.2 ± 2.4 0.910
Weight (kg) 54.4 ± 11 54 ± 8.9 0.926
Height (m) 1.7 ± 0.1 1.7 ± 0.1 0.799
BMI (kg/m2) 18.6 ± 1.9 18.9 ± 2.2 0.781
  1. BMI = body-mass index.