Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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  • Experience and expertise. Doctors at Mayo Clinic have extensive experience treating children with pectus carinatum, both with bracing and surgery.
  • Latest treatments. Most children and teens are able to benefit from a noninvasive bracing procedure that fully corrects pectus carinatum in three to six months. If surgery is needed, Mayo doctors use the latest methods of postoperative pain control to help speed recovery.
  • Team approach. At Mayo Clinic, specialists from pulmonary medicine, pediatrics, cardiology, and physical medicine and rehabilitation work with thoracic surgeons to care for children and adults who have pectus carinatum.

Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust

At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.

Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.

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Nov. 19, 2012