Congenital pectus carinatum

Known as: carinatum pectus, Carinatums, Pectus, Pectus carinatum 
A developmental anomaly characterized by abnormal anterior protrusion of the STERNUM and adjacent COSTAL CARTILAGE.
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Pectus carinatum or keel chest is a spectrum of progressive inborn anomalies of the anterior chest wall, named after the keel… (More)
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2009
2009
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of congenital anterior chest wall deformities in 11- to 14-year-old students. METHODS… (More)
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2009
2009
PURPOSE This report describes a 5-year experience with a novel, minimally invasive surgical technique for treatment of pectus… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Among the deformities of the thoracic wall,pectus carinatum has not received the same attention as has pectus excavatum. Few… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND This study sought to evaluate the efficacy of nonoperative compression in correcting pectus carinatum in children… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Recent reports of the impact of estrogen receptor alpha and aromatase deficiency have shed new light on the importance of… (More)
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2000
2000
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Pectus carinatum (PC) traditionally has been managed with surgical reconstruction. Compressive orthosis also… (More)
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1989
1989
Between 1974 and 1985, 461 patients with pectus excavatum and 135 patients with pectus carinatum underwent operative repair of… (More)
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1987
1987
Pectus carinatum is an infrequent but eminently correctable chest wall deformity. It is encountered much less frequently than… (More)
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1984
1984
Preoperative and postoperative pulmonary function tests and progressive work exercise performances were compared for fourteen… (More)
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