Pectus Carinatum – more commonly referred to as “pigeon chest” – is an unfortunate and potentially harmful deformity of a person’s chest that makes their chest look like a bird’s chest (hence the name). There are a number of things to be concerned about with respect to the malady; while it may seem like it is simply a cosmetic problem, there is a lot more to it than that than you can actually see.
Underneath the protruded chest is a fully formed heart and lungs, for sure, but at the same time, they may not operate as they should. So if you or yours has this condition, it may behoove you to get a Pectus Carinatum Operation – but at the same time, you are going to have to ask whether doing so is even safe to be done.
A common approach to take with respect to treatment of Pectus Carinatum is to wear a brace to help This is very often a common and successful way to treat it in children and some adolescents, ensuring that it will, at the very least, have a reduced degree of impact on them in their later lives.
While there are a lot of things that a person who is planning to undergo any kind of invasive operation must take into account, relatively speaking, a Pectus Carinatum Operation – for those who did not receive the above-mentioned treatment earlier in their lives – is not a kind of operation that you have to be particularly worried about.
You can, of course, talk to your general practitioner or anyone else who is experienced to give you advice if you would like a second opinion, and we invite you to do so – after all, this is a very serious decision and not one that should be taken lightly.