Pr Laureano Molins

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Pr Laureano Molins

M.D., Ph.D., FETCS - Cirugía Torácica y General

Hospital Clinic de Barcelona

Carrer de Villarroel 170 - 08036 Barcelona

+34 932 906 453

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Dr Laureano Molins is the head of the thoracic surgery department at Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and Hospital Universitari Sagrat Cor de Barcelona. He got he specialisation in lung cancer and "minimally invasive" surgical techniques in the Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School in the United States. He was the President from 2008 to 2009 of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) and is a member of the American Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS).

In his concern to always work for patients' benefit and to train the next generation of surgeons, he has participated in the writing of more than 100 scientific articles in national and international journals and has made more than 500 communications at international congresses.

Experiencia de los Servicios de Cirugía Torácica españoles en el tratamiento del pectus excavatum mediante la técnica de Nuss. - Fibla JJ, Molins L, Moradiellos J, Rodríguez P, Heras F, Canalis E, Bolufer S, Martínez P, Aragón J, Arroyo A, Pérez J, León P, Canela M - Cirugía Española Volume 94, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages 38-43.

Chest wall surgery: Nuss technique for repair of pectus excavatum in adults. - Molins L, Fibla JJ, Perez J, Vidal G - Multimedia Manual of cardio-thoracic surgery, DOI: 10.1510/mmcts.2004.000315, January 1, 2007

Another application of the STRATOS system for the correction of chest wall deformities. Repeat surgery of pectus excavatum after failure of a Ravitch procedure. - Mier JM, Fibla JJ, Molins L - Cirugía Española Volume 89, Issue 8, October 2011, Pages 558-559


We came from the Ravitch procedure then we went to the Nuss procedure because we thought it was much more minimally invasive. But we had to perform even less invasive surgical technique when the patient doesn’t need a modification of the structure of the chest. Therefore almost all kind of Pectus can be treated by custom made implants.


Clinical case

Clinical case of successive failure of Ravitch and Nuss redo

Clinical case: Successive failure of Nuss then Ravitch

Presentation of thoracic surgery specialists Dr. Molins, Dr. Hernández and Dr. Fibla The following clinical case is a review of a Pectus Excavatum treatment after the failure of the Nuss and Ravitch techniques on a single patient. The review is a collaborative work of 3 Spanish…...Read more