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Pectus Carinatum

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Chest wall anomalies: pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum
necessity for repair, because the perception was that pectus excavatum was purely a cosmetic Total with mixed pectus excavatum/pectus carinatum. 69 (6.
Nonoperative Correction of Pectus Carinatum with Orthotic Bracing
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Pectus Excavatum Patient Evaluation
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Videothoracoscopic repair of pectus excavatum with sternal transection for
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007;134:1502-1507.[Abstract/Free Full Text] Pérez D, Cano JR, Quevedo S, López L. New minimally invasive technique for correction of pectus carinatum.

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Pectus carinatum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pectus carinatum, (L carīnātus, equiv. to carīn(a) keel), also called pigeon chest, is a deformity of the chest characterized by a protrusion of the sternum and ribs.
Pectus carinatum: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Pectus carinatum may occur as a solitary abnormality or in association with other genetic disorders or syndromes.
Pectus Carinatum
Surgical Corrective Procedure for Pectus Excavatum and Pectus
Pectus Carinatum, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Information about pectus carinatum, provided by the division of Pediatric Surgery at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

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