"Funnel Chest" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A developmental anomaly in which the lower sternum is posteriorly dislocated and concavely deformed, resulting in a funnel-shaped thorax.
- Funnel Chest
- Chest, Funnel
- Chests, Funnel
- Funnel Chests
- Pectus Excavatum
- Excavatum, Pectus
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Funnel Chest" by people in Profiles.
Baumann S, Spearman JV, Schoepf UJ, Renker M. Pectus excavatum as an unexpected cause for typical cardiologic signs revealed at imaging. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Oct; 15(10):1184.
Robicsek F, Hebra A. To Nuss or not to Nuss? Two opposing views. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009; 21(1):85-8.
Hebra A, Gauderer MW, Tagge EP, Adamson WT, Othersen HB. A simple technique for preventing bar displacement with the Nuss repair of pectus excavatum. J Pediatr Surg. 2001 Aug; 36(8):1266-8.
Hebra A, Swoveland B, Egbert M, Tagge EP, Georgeson K, Othersen HB, Nuss D. Outcome analysis of minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: review of 251 cases. J Pediatr Surg. 2000 Feb; 35(2):252-7; discussion 257-8.
McBride WJ, Dicker R, Abajian JC, Vane DW. Continuous thoracic epidural infusions for postoperative analgesia after pectus deformity repair. J Pediatr Surg. 1996 Jan; 31(1):105-7; discussion 107-8.