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Pectus Excavatum: More Than a Matter of Aesthetics

Healio - Nov 15, 2016
Pectus excavatum (PE) is the most common congenital chest abnormality, and affects males 5 times more frequently than females. PE results from improper fusion of the ribs with the sternum during embryologic development. The cardinal presenting sign is ...

Cody Miller Overcomes Rib Condition To Win Bronze For U.S. Swim Team

Huffington Post - Aug 8, 2016
The 24-year-old has a medical condition called pectus excavatum, which makes his chest appear caved in. In severe cases, a person's heart or lungs can become impaired. After his diagnosis, Miller began swimming to monitor his heart and breathing, ...

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Rare Disease Report - Dec 29, 2016
Cody Miller was diagnosed with Pectus excavatum at a young age. The hallmark of the condition is a sunken appearance of the chest. The condition also limits the person's lung capacity forcing them to take more breaths than an average person. Following ...

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Spezielle chirurgische Techniken zur Totalkorrektur des Pectus excavatum und Pectus carinatum bei Erwachsenen

by: T D Tjan

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Chest Wall Deformities and Corrective Procedures

​This book discusses predominantly pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum, its variation and the treatment modalities available, including minimally invasive surgery. This will help to increase awareness of the available treatment options to doctors and healthcare workers but will also help trainee cardiac and thoracic surgeons. It is also an essential reference book for those already practicing.
​Chest wall deformities are a common occurrence, the commonest being pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum.
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Pectus Excavatum: Causes, Tests and Treatment

by: John Hewitt MA
Pectus excavatum is a condition acquired at the time of birth. It results in a deformed chest with the sternum (breastbone) sunk into the chest. This comprehensive book covers all you need to know about this condition and covers causes, tests and treatment options including surgical and non-surgical treatments.
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by: John Hewitt Ma

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Pectus excavatum, exercices pour rectifier un déformation sternal.

Frédéric Delavier explique le Pectus excavatum et les techniques médicale ou les exercices pour les rectifier.

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English bulldog Swimmer puppy syndrome (pectus excavatum)

English bulldog puppies born with flat chested, it is also known as swimmer puppy, Basically it is a puppy whom, for several reasons, as will be mentioned, has ...

Costs of SIMPLE Pectus Excavatum Repair

Dr. Reza Momeni, a board certified plastic surgeon with expertise in pectus excavatum repair surgery using a minimally invasive repair technique with a custom ...

Pectus Excavatum: Patient Family Education

Learn more about the Pediatric Surgical Program at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin: http://bit.ly/1mBJgvF In this video, learn about pectus excavatum from ...