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Funnel Chest (Pectus Excavatum)

A developmental anomaly in which the lower sternum is posteriorly dislocated and concavely deformed, resulting in a funnel-shaped thorax.
Also Known As:
Pectus Excavatum; Chest, Funnel; Chests, Funnel; Excavatum, Pectus; Funnel Chests
Networked: 322 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 28 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hemorrhage
2. Pain (Aches)
3. Postoperative Pain
4. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity)
5. Heart Diseases (Heart Disease)

Experts

1. St Peter, Shawn D: 4 articles (11/2015 - 01/2008)
2. Sharp, Susan W: 3 articles (11/2015 - 01/2008)
3. Messineo, Antonio: 3 articles (06/2015 - 06/2012)
4. Ghionzoli, Marco: 3 articles (06/2015 - 06/2012)
5. Park, Hyung Joo: 3 articles (08/2014 - 01/2004)
6. Weesner, Kathryn A: 3 articles (11/2013 - 01/2008)
7. Schwabegger, Anton H: 3 articles (08/2012 - 07/2011)
8. Del Frari, Barbara: 3 articles (08/2012 - 07/2011)
9. Fernández, A: 3 articles (01/2011 - 10/2005)
10. Rousse, Natacha: 2 articles (09/2015 - 10/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Funnel Chest:
1. Fentanyl (Sublimaze)FDA LinkGeneric
2. CosmeticsIBA
3. SiliconesIBA
4. Polypropylenes (Polypropylene)IBA
5. Stainless Steel (Steel, Stainless)IBA
6. Morphine (MS Contin)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids)IBA
8. Bupivacaine (Bupivacaine Hydrochloride)FDA LinkGeneric
9. PolymersIBA
10. KetamineFDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Patient-Controlled Analgesia (Analgesia, Patient Controlled)
2. Epidural Analgesia
3. Analgesia
4. Thoracoplasty
5. Transplants (Transplant)