Treatment of Pectus Excavatum and Pectus Carinatum in Florida

Chest wall deformities, including pectus excavatum (sunken chest) and its opposite, pectus carinatum (protruding chest), affect one in 400 children or teens.

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Florida’s Leader in the Treatment of Chest Wall Deformities

The Chest Wall Deformity Center of Excellence at Miami Children’s Hospital is Florida’s leader in the assessment and treatment of chest wall deformities, and is the only center in the state offering comprehensive treatment for the more rare pectus carinatum.

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‘Super-Magnets’ Pose Rising Threat to Kids, Study Finds

super magnetsPowerful “super-magnets” found in adult desk toys and other novelty items still trigger many emergency-room visits after children swallow them, according to a new report, even though some products with these magnets have been recalled.

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