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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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Despite wide usage of the Numerical Rating Scale (NRS) for self-report of pain intensity in clinical practice with children and… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum has become widely accepted. The number of patients presenting for repair has… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Abstract Pectus excavatum (PE) is one of the most common anomalies of childhood. It occurs in approximately 1 in every 400 births… (More)
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2003
2003
PURPOSE Uncertainty exists as to whether pectus excavatum causes true physiologic impairments to exercise performance as opposed… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum (MIRPE) has gained wide acceptance during the last 4 years. This… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The Nuss procedure is a minimally invasive pectus repair that helps avoid cartilage resection and osteotomy… (More)
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1988
1988
From 1958 to March 1987 we corrected 704 patients with pectus excavatum. The condition occurred more frequently in boys (544… (More)
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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… (More)
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1969
Highly Cited
1969
NDiviDuAI with homocystinuria 12 have been found to lack normal activity of the enzyme cystathionine synthetase.3 In many of the… (More)
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