Non-Surgical Treatment of Pectus Carinatum with Early Diagnosis

Non-Surgical Treatment of Pectus Carinatum with Early Diagnosis


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Frequently Asked Question

Pectus carinatum is a chest deformity caused by the ribs and cartilages protruding outwards during the development of the rib cage. It is also commonly referred to as "pigeon breast".

Yes, pectus carinatum can be treated. Treatment options may include exercises, Gpad orthotics and surgical intervention. The method of treatment is determined depending on the patient's age, severity of symptoms and other factors.

The exact cause of pectus carinatum is unknown. Genetic factors are thought to be effective.

Pectus carinatum is usually a cosmetic problem, but it can also lead to health problems such as breathing difficulties, and impaired heart and lung function.

Pectus carinatum is usually diagnosed by physical examination. The doctor can visually assess the breast structure and protrusion. It is advisable to see a specialist center for this. www.pektusklinik.com

Untreated pectus carinatum can lead to a number of problems. These can include breathing difficulties, reduced heart and lung function, psychological effects (lack of self-confidence, problems with social acceptance, etc.) and spinal problems. Gpad orthotic treatment is important to prevent or alleviate these potential problems.

Gpad Orthosis is a medical device used to correct pectus carinatum and restore the normal shape of the rib cage. It is a treatment method generally preferred during the growth period of young people and adolescents. The Gpad orthosis keeps the sternum under pressure, allowing the ribs to sit in their correct places and helps to correct the shape of the chest.

AGE; Gpad orthosis is usually for children and adolescents who are in the growth period. However, our youngest patient using Gpad orthosis is 1.5 years old and our oldest patient is 47 years old. Our success rate in the treatment of our patients is 100%.

Motivation and compliance: Orthotic treatment requires continuity and the individual's motivation and compliance to use the orthosis regularly and correctly is important. The orthosis is usually used for certain periods of time during the day and may require regular follow-up. It is important that the individual actively participates in the use of the orthosis and the treatment process.

Severity of pectus carinatum: Orthotic treatment can be effective when pectus carinatum is of a certain severity. The use of orthotics is usually recommended for mild to moderate protrusions. However, in more severe cases, surgical intervention may be more appropriate. For this, it is advisable to have a medical check-up at the nearest center.

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