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

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

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