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Pectus Excavatum Remodelling by CAD Custom-Made Silicone Implant: Experience of 600 Cases

  • Jean-Pierre ChavoinEmail author
  • Marcel Dahan
  • Benjamin Moreno
  • Jean-Louis Grolleau
  • Benoit Chaput
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Abstract

Pectus excavatum is the most common thoracic deformity, often familial [1]. The incidence thereof is 1/300 to 1/1000 births and the sex ratio 3:1 to 5:1 in the literature, 6:4 in our experience due to the success of women’s and asymmetric case treatments. In the absence of any cardiac or respiratory impairment, the condition is a mere morphological deformation, but with a strong psychological impact for most of the authors [2–8].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Pierre Chavoin
    • 1
    Email author
  • Marcel Dahan
    • 2
  • Benjamin Moreno
    • 3
  • Jean-Louis Grolleau
    • 1
  • Benoit Chaput
    • 1
  1. 1.Plastic Surgery DepartmentRangueil Hospital, Toulouse University HospitalToulouseFrance
  2. 2.Thoracic Surgery DepartmentLarrey Hospital, Toulouse University HospitalToulouseFrance
  3. 3.AnatomikModelingToulouseFrance

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