Chest Wall Deformities

  • Amulya K. Saxena

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. General

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Amulya K. Saxena
      Pages 19-35
    3. Atulya K. Saxena, Yasen Fayez Alalayet
      Pages 37-53
    4. Athanasios Raikos, Panagiota Kordali
      Pages 55-61
    5. Felix Muller, Christoph Brochhausen, Volker H. Schmitt, Salmai Turial
      Pages 63-74
    6. Manabu Okawada, Geoffrey J. Lane, Atsuyuki Yamataka
      Pages 75-79
    7. Eva E. Amerstorfer, Amulya K. Saxena
      Pages 101-140
    8. Christine Wibmer, Vinay Saraph
      Pages 149-167
    9. Robert E. Kelly Jr., Michele L. Lombardo
      Pages 169-174
    10. Maria Vittinghoff, Anton Gutmann
      Pages 175-187
  3. Clinical Investigations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
    2. Seth D. Goldstein, Paul M. Colombani
      Pages 191-195
    3. Shawn D. St. Peter
      Pages 197-201
    4. Eduardo Baldassari Rebeis, José Ribas Milanez de Campos
      Pages 203-212
    5. Erich Sorantin, Sabine Weissensteiner
      Pages 213-226
    6. Marcin Witkowski, Wojciech Glinkowski
      Pages 227-236
    7. Allen Gabriel, Craig N. Creasman, G. Patrick Maxwell
      Pages 237-243
    8. Christoph Castellani, Jana Windhaber, Peter H. Schober
      Pages 245-252
    9. Meera Kotagal, Jordan W. Swanson, Jeffrey R. Avansino
      Pages 253-260
    10. Paul F. Höppener, Hans A. Kragten, Ron Winkens
      Pages 261-278
    11. Haritha Reddy, Prashant Vaishnava, Rajeev L. Narayan
      Pages 279-287
    12. Savina Aneja, James S. Taylor, Apra Sood, Golara Honari, John D. DiFiore
      Pages 307-311
    13. Silvia Zötsch, Amulya K. Saxena
      Pages 313-325
  4. Pectus Excavatum: General Aspects- Pectus Excavtum

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 327-327
    2. Frank-Martin Haecker
      Pages 351-360
    3. Frazier Frantz, Michael J. Goretsky
      Pages 373-381
    4. Christoph Castellani, Amulya K. Saxena
      Pages 383-387
    5. Michele L. Lombardo, Donald Nuss
      Pages 395-402
    6. Amulya K. Saxena
      Pages 403-413
  5. Pectus Excavatum: Surgical Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 415-415
    2. Michael Höllwarth, Amulya K. Saxena
      Pages 417-429
    3. Juan C. de Agustín-Asensio
      Pages 437-445
    4. Günter H. Willital, Amulya K. Saxena
      Pages 447-456
    5. Satoshi Takagi, Hiroyuki Ohjimi
      Pages 467-474
    6. David Pérez, Gara Torrent, Santiago Quevedo
      Pages 475-483
    7. Aris Sterodimas, Luiz Haroldo Pereira
      Pages 485-494
    8. Samer Saour, Pari-Naz Mohanna
      Pages 495-501
  6. Pectus Carinatum: General Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 503-503

About this book


This comprehensive work offers detailed state of the art information on the changing paradigms in the evaluation, diagnosis, clinical investigation, and treatment of chest wall deformities. The chapters reflect the shift towards conservative and minimal access treatment options, and the combination of concise descriptions and high-quality images provide the reader with a clear understanding of all relevant concepts. Diagnostic and imaging modalities are analysed in depth, and surgical procedures are explained step by step with the aid of clear, informative illustrations.


Experts in the management of chest wall deformities from all over the world have contributed their experiences and approaches, making Chest Wall Deformities a unique book in the field and an ideal reference work for clinicians and surgeons.​


Anterior thoracic wall deformities Chest wall defects Pectus carinatum Pectus excavatum Thoracic cage deformities

Editors and affiliations

  • Amulya K. Saxena
    • 1
  1. 1.Consultant Pediatric Surgeon Chelsea Children’s HospitalChelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Imperial College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-53086-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-53088-7
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