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Congenital pectus excavatum

Known as: disorders excavatum pectus, Excavatum, Pectus, Chest, Funnel 
A developmental anomaly in which the lower sternum is posteriorly dislocated and concavely deformed, resulting in a funnel-shaped thorax.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Brugada syndrome is an inherited heart disease without structural abnormalities that is thought to arise as a result of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
ABSTRACT Despite wide usage of the Numerical Rating Scale (NRS) for self‐report of pain intensity in clinical practice with… Expand
Review
2009
Review
2009
There is a large and diverse group of congenital abnormalities of the thorax that manifest as deformities and/or defects of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE To describe the dysmorphology of pectus excavatum, the most common congenital chest wall anomaly. METHODS A… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Cutis laxa is a condition characterized by redundant, pendulous, and inelastic skin. We identified a patient with recessive… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The Nuss procedure is a minimally invasive pectus repair that helps avoid cartilage resection and osteotomy… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A Ca2+-channel blocker derived from funnel-web spider toxin (FTX) has made it possible to define and study the ionic channels… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
A pectus index can be derived from dividing the transverse diameter of the chest by the anterior-posterior diameter on a simple… Expand
Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
  • K. Mccully
  • The American journal of pathology
  • 1969
  • Corpus ID: 8960278
NDiviDuAI with homocystinuria 12 have been found to lack normal activity of the enzyme cystathionine synthetase.3 In many of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1949
Highly Cited
1949