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Noun1.Pectus - the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebratespectus - the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
breastbone, sternum - the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
thoracic aorta - a branch of the descending aorta; divides into the iliac arteries
thoracic vein, vena thoracica - veins that drain the thoracic walls
gall bladder, gallbladder - a muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion
area of cardiac dullness - a triangular area of the front of the chest (determined by percussion); corresponds to the part of the heart not covered by the lungs
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
female chest, bust - the chest of a woman
male chest - the chest of a man
musculus pectoralis, pecs, pectoral, pectoral muscle, pectoralis - either of two large muscles of the chest
chest cavity, thoracic cavity - the cavity in the vertebrate body enclosed by the ribs between the diaphragm and the neck and containing the lungs and heart
breast, chest - the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen; "he beat his breast in anger"
rib cage - the bony enclosing wall of the chest
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[USPRwire, Thu Dec 27 2018] Pectus bar system is widely used in pectus excavatum minimally invasive procedures, where approximately more than 1 in 1,000 people are affected by most common thoracic deformity.
These cases may be accompanied by dysmorphic findings, joint hyperelasticity, pectus excavatum, scoliosis, cafe-au lait spots, frontal bossing, hypertelorism, a short palpebral fissure, a long philtrum and proximal muscle myopathy (3).
[ClickPress, Mon Nov 19 2018] The global pectus bar system market is apprehended to see impressive growth in the near future due to rising patient pool, high adoption of minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum and increasing incidence of pectus excavatum and other sternal deformities.
Among these abnormalities, it is plausible to expect that some of these can cause respiratory function problems under certain conditions like anesthesia and pregnancy: dextrocardia, scoliosis, pectus carinatum, pectus excavatum, lung herniation, paradoxical respiration (3).
Pectus excavatum, the most frequent congenital deformity of the anterior chest wall, has an incidence of 1 in 300 to 400 births and is 4 to 6 times more frequent in men than in women.
Adam's condition is known as Pectus excavatum - or concave chest - and means he has three inclines in his chest that his mum said had "tilted his heart slightly".
Any physical disabilities that may affect lung function such as kyphoscoliosis, pectus excavatum, and pectus carinatum and
And although the surgery for the 27-year-old patient was the first to be performed in the UAE to correct funnel chest or pectus excavatum, more such procedures will soon be undertaken, a top doctor at the hospital told Gulf News.
"The move will allow me to perform pectus excavatum and carinatum treatment at the outstanding Valley Hospital in Bergen County, a satellite community of New York.
Her 5-year-old daughter (individual III: 1) complained of pectus excavatum and was the first to be diagnosed with MFS in Beijing Children's Hospital 2 years before.