Pectus Brace

Compressive bracing yields significant improvements in pectus carinatum. Bracing is preferred to surgery, in many cases.

Pectus carinatum bracing – FAQs for parents

Help your child wear the brace exactly as recommended by your health care provider. This will help your child get the best results from it. Bracing in pediatric patients with pectus carinatum is effective and improves quality of life. … READ MORE

Pectus carinatum: surgery or bracing

Author: Mary E Cataletto MD, Chief Editor: Denise Serebrisky MD, Medscape Updated April 20, 2018 ▽ Table of Contents Overview Background Pathophysiology Epidemiology Frequency Mortality/Morbidity Race Sex Age Clinical Presentation … READ MORE

Fee for Pectus Brace in Alberta

The Calgary Protocol: bracing for Pectus carinatum The Pectus Brace is a cost-shared benefit insured by Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL). With AADL, patients are responsible for 25 percent of the total cost of the device up to a … READ MORE

Pectus carinatum FAQs

Tap a question How common is Pectus carinatum? Pectus carinatum occurs in approximately 1 to 2 people in 3,000 and occurs more commonly in males. Has your clinic seen many Pectus carinatum cases? Braceworks regularly treats patients … READ MORE

Corrective chest surgery changed my life

Pectus excavatum surgery was the most painful experience of my life, but the self-confidence I gained made it worth it. Tears rushed down my face as I looked at my newly-rebuilt chest. At first I didn’t even grasp what I was … READ MORE

Pectus brace wear and care

Wearing your brace diligently is key to the success of this method of treatment. According to The Calgary Protocol, you are required to wear the brace for 23 hours per day during the correction phase until the deformity is corrected. … READ MORE
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