The number of references on chest wall deformities is continously increasing, and the diversity of nomenclature for publications are more and more confusing, which makes the search for articles difficult.

On the following pages you will find an extract of papers connected to pectus excavatum, carinatum, chest wall tumors and related diseases. The citations are arranged by simplified headings and subheadings in order to facilitate orientation. The present compilation reflects our personel view and estimation of high relevancy and does not claim to be complete. If you find that an important paper is missing please let us know by e-mail.

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