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Less than a year after 'one of the most painful procedures,' Desert Vista's Nick Thatcher running again

USA TODAY High School Sports - Feb 22, 2017
Born with a breastbone deformity called pectus excavatum, Thatcher's lung capacity was diminished, his heart compressed and pumping so fast he felt it was coming out of his chest at times. “My pace was slower and slower, and I didn't know why,” he said.

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 ...

New surgery helps East Aurora mother with birth defect breathe again

WKBW-TV - Feb 10, 2017
She was born with a condition called pectus excavatum - a collapsed chest that puts pressure on her lungs and heart. It's widely viewed in the medical world as a cosmetic issue with no health implications. "It robbed me of everything of life for my ...

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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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by: John Hewitt Ma

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Pectus Excavatum & the Nuss Procedure...Took Away My Daughter

by: Angela Whiteman

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Pectus Excavatum - Mayo Clinic

Dawn Jaroszewski, M.D, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, explains an innovative new treatment for pectus excavatum (PE).

Pectus excavatum, exercices pour rectifier un déformation sternal.

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

O que é pectus excavatum?

Deformidade é caracterizada pelo aspecto de tórax afundado. Saiba mais sobre problemas que afetam a região torácica, como hiperidrose e câncer de pulmão: ...

Pectus excavatum (Medical Condition)

Symptoms, risk factors and treatments of Pectus excavatum (Medical Condition) Pectus excavatum is the most common congenital deformity of the anterior wall ...

Tratamientos para corregir el pectus excavatum

Descubre la malformación del tórax pectus excavatum y sus diferentes tratamientos de la mano del Dr. Laureano Molins. Pide cita en ...