Research Articles

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Ventricular arrhythmia solved by surgical correction of pectus excavatum
ipectusipectus January 06, 2018 2418 0 1 0 0
Pectus excavatum may be purely cosmetic but it may also lead to physiological changes with functional consequences, such as heart palpitations or shortness of breath. In this case report...
Evaluating interest in narrative therapy for decision making about pectus excavatum treatment
RE Robert Eisinger Updated January 07, 2018 2397 0 1 0 0
PE patients worldwide struggle with the decision to pursue surgical treatment. Different physicians may give different recommendations, and there is not currently widespread agreement on which inclusion/exclusion criteria should...
A 5-year experience with a minimally invasive technique for pectus carinatum repair
ipectusipectus July 18, 2017 2121 0 1 0 0
This report describes a 5-year experience with a novel, minimally invasive surgical technique for treatment of pectus carinatum.
Positional Right Ventricular Obstruction in Pectus Excavatum
ipectusipectus March 28, 2017 2339 0 0 0 1
Pectus excavatum (PE) is not always benign. In this case report, a 19 year old with severe PE was found to have obstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract...
Pectus excavatum repair from a plastic surgeon’s perspective
eisingereisinger Updated October 19, 2016 6672 0 1 0 0
In this unique publication authored by a plastic surgeon, several cosmetic issues surrounding Pectus Excavatum (PE) repair are considered. Repair does not always result in optimal cosmetic appearance. Sometimes,...
Non-bacterial thrombotic endocarditis in the right atrium caused by pectus excavatum
eisingereisinger Updated October 18, 2016 3223 0 0 0 0
This research describes a case of a 4 year old female with severe Pectus Excavatum. She was found to have a complication from her PE that has not been...
Single centre experience on short bar technique for pectus excavatum
eisingereisinger Updated October 18, 2016 2785 0 0 0 0
Although the Nuss procedure might seem like a routine treatment option for Pectus Excavatum, large scale data supporting the indications, safety, efficacy, and economics of the procedure are lacking....
Measurement of sternal curvature angle on patients with pectus excavatum
eisingereisinger Updated October 16, 2016 3632 0 1 0 0
Pectus Excavatum (PE) comes in all shapes and sizes. It is not uncommon for PE to be asymmetric. That is, the part of the chest that is concave may...
Prenatal diagnosis of pectus excavatum
eisingereisinger Updated October 07, 2016 5371 0 1 0 0
Diagnosis of Pectus Excavatum (PE) is not always as easy as you might think. Some individuals go their entire childhood or even parts of adult life without realizing that...
Pulmonary function before and after the Nuss procedure in adolescents with pectus excavatum: correlation with morphological subtypes
ipectusipectus March 22, 2015 4864 0 0 0 0
Differences in post-Nuss procedure pulmonary function based on the pectus excavatum subtype have not been investigated in adolescents. We evaluated differences in pulmonary function before and after the Nuss...
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