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Pectus excavatum


Pectus excavatum is the most common congenital deformity of the anterior wall of the chest, in which several ribs and the sternum grow abnormally. This produces a caved-in or sunken appearance of the chest. It can either be...
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Overview: Pectus excavatum, also known as sunken or funnel chest, is a ... In pectus excavatum, the growth of bone and cartilage in the anterior chest wall ...
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An information site on Pectus Excavatum profiling a young adult with the condition. ... Excavatum, hoping to reach out to others and promote awareness of pectus ...
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What causes pectus excavatum? ... What effect does pectus excavatum have on the heart and lungs? ... What are the symptoms of pectus excavatum? ...
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Who Performs the Procedure and Where Is It Performed? Pectus excavatum repair is performed in a hospital by experienced thoracic surgeons who
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funnel chest ( ′fənəl ′chest ) ( medicine ) A developmental deformity in ... Pectus excavatum is sometimes considered to be cosmetic, however it can impair ...
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Provides detailed information on surgical correction procedures for Pectus Excavatum and Pectus Carinatum, and thoracic surgeries.
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Explores the role of nutrition and other environmental factors in pectus excavatum, and reviews the condition as a feature of rickets and connective tissue disorders.
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Pectus excavatum describes an abnormal formation of the rib cage that gives the ... If pectus excavatum is severe, it may affect the heart and lungs, making ...
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... 38 disease causes of Pectus excavatum, patient stories, diagnostic guides, ... Pectus excavatum: An abnormal development of the chest in which the chest has a ...
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What is Pectus Excavatum/ Carinatum? Living with a Pectus Anomaly. Non-surgical Treatment ... What causes pectus excavatum/carinatum? ...
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Nuss Procedure or Minimally Invasive Repair of Pectus Excavatum (MIRPE) ... This procedure can only be used for pectus excavatum. ...
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Pectus Excavatum. Definition. Pectus excavatum or "sunken chest" is a ... Some children, however, develop their pectus during their growth spurt in puberty. ...
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What is pectus excavatum? Pectus excavatum is a condition that affects the breastbone (sternum) and the ribs. ... Pectus excavatum is not rare. ...
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Pectus excavatum is a chest wall abnormality where the sternum (breast bone) and ribs are depressed inwards (concave) giving the appearance of a sunken chest.
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A pectus excavatum is caused by an overgrowth of costal cartilage during chest ... Pectus excavatum is associated with other muscle and bone (musculoskeletal) ...
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How is pectus excavatum typically corrected? The Modified Ravitch Procedure. The Nuss Procedure ... more than 50 years, pectus excavatum has been corrected by ...
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Cardiopulmonary Manifestations: Pectus excavatum is the most common congenital ... Repair of pectus excavatum deformities: 30 years experience with 375 ...
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