An external file that holds a picture, illustration, etc., usually as some form of binary object. The name of referred object is rmmj-15-1-e0003-g001.gif

Figure 1.   Perioperative and Procedural Images of Staged Endoscopic Mitral Valve Repair and Pectus Excavatum Correction Surgery

A: Trans-thoracic echocardiography indicating a prolapsing P2 mitral valve segment (white arrow). B: Computerized tomography indicating cardiac displacement to the left hemithorax. The Haller Index* and the Correction Index were calculated to be 3.1 and 33.9%, respectively. C: Endoscopic mitral valve repair. D: Post-operative chest X-ray indicating satisfactory Nuss bar positioning.

*Haller Index: the ratio of the transverse thoracic (25.4 cm) and minimum sternovertebral diameter (7.6 cm).

Correction Index: the indentation depth (3.9 cm) as a percentage of the maximum sternovertebral diameter (11.5 cm).

RMMJ Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2024 January; 15(1): e0003. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2024 January 19. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10517.