Chest wall

Braceworks Pectus Brace wear and care

Braceworks Pectus Brace® Wearing Schedule. Phase 1: Correction. Wear the brace as much as possible including day time and night time to achieve correction of the bump within 2 to 4 months (depending on your age, flexibility of your … READ MORE

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

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 History … 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. Playing in the surf. Porto Covo, Portugal. Wikimedia Commons Tears rushed down my face as I looked at my … READ MORE
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