Screening for pectus excavatum among primary students and establishment of a pectus excavatum screening program in Dongguan, China.

OBJECTIVE To carry out pectus excavatum (PEx) screening among primary school students in Dongguan, with an attempt to establish a PEx screening program and provide epidemiological evidences for developing guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of PEx for young children. METHODS A total of 479,402 primary school students who were already in school in… (More)