Pectus excavatum (PE), also known as “funnel chest”, is the most common congenital chest wall anomaly associated with anterior chest wall deformity and depression. Pectus excavatum occurs in approximately 1 out of 400–1000 children and is three to five times more common in males than females. The majority of the patients with pectus excavatum are candidates for the Nuss procedure. The Nuss technique is perfectly suitable for prepubertal and early pubertal patients because of their chest wall compliance.
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The Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is the first hospital in the world to develop growth in the stomach, duodenum, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, biliary diseases and allophagus, starting from newborn to adult age Development retardation and diagnosis and treatment of all nutritional diseases of this age group are realized.
Procedures for diagnosis and treatment in pediatric gastroenterology
Characterized with increased blood glucose level, diabetes is a condition which triggers cardiac and vascular diseases in long term. Mortality and hospitalization are usually secondary to cardiovascular causes in patients with diabetes.
At the private Medline Adana Hospital, a first operation was performed by replacing the heart valve with an angio-like method without opening the chest called the Perkütal Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVİ).