Pectus carinatum

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Pectus carinatum

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Canadian Marfan Association

Increasing awareness, saving lives, and improving the quality of life for patients, their families, and medical professionals affected by Marfan syndrome, genetic aortic disorders, and related connective tissue disorders through national programs of education, support, and research.

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Pectus carinatum" for support, advocacy or research.

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Canadian Marfan Association

Increasing awareness, saving lives, and improving the quality of life for patients, their families, and medical professionals affected by Marfan syndrome, genetic aortic disorders, and related connective tissue disorders through national programs of education, support, and research.

http://www.marfan.ca

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Pectus carinatum" returned 17 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical experience with orthotic repair of pectus carinatum.
 

Author(s): Iskander S Al-Githmi

Journal: Ann Saudi Med. ;36(1):70-2.

 

Pectus carinatum is a congenital chest wall deformity characterized by protrusion of the sternum and adjacent costal cartilages. Multiple treatment options are available for correction of pectus carinatum.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Redo cardiac surgery in a patient with severe kyphoscoliosis and pectus carinatum: a technical challenge.
 

Author(s): Syed T Hussain, Michelle Capdeville, Samir R Kapadia, Nicholas G Smedira

Journal: J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.. 2014 Oct;148(4):e204-6.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Unusual feature of pycnodysostosis: pectus carinatum.
 

Author(s): Faten Tinsa, Samia Hamouda, Manel Bellalah, Dorra Bousnina, Lotfi Karboul, Khadija Boussetta, Souad Bousnina

Journal: Tunis Med. 2014 Feb;92(2):180-1.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Pectus carinatum" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pectus carinatum.
 

Author(s): Marlos de Souza Coelho, Paulo de Souza Fonseca GuimarĂ£es

Journal: J Bras Pneumol. ;33(4):463-74.

 

Among the deformities of the thoracic wall,pectus carinatum has not received the same attention as has pectus excavatum. Few pulmonologists, pediatricians, and thoracic surgeons are aware of the approaches to treating this condition. As a consequence, patients with pectus carinatum ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pectus carinatum: the undertreated chest malformation.
 

Author(s): Eric W Fonkalsrud

Journal: Asian J Surg. 2003 Oct;26(4):189-92.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Dynamic Compression Brace for Pectus Carinatum
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pectus Carinatum

 

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2018

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Impact of Risser Stage on Pressure of Correction in Pectus Carinatum
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pectus Carinatum

 

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2018

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Physiological Assessments During Non Operative Treatment on the Chest Wall Deformities
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pectus Excavatum; Pectus Carinatum

 

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2017

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