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Can you explain the procecure thoracoplasty?
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Yes
This procedure is cosmetic reduction of a rib hump present think of robs as a ring you want to make smaller so you take piece out of the ring squeeze the ring until threshes touch holo place for 2 monthsring smaller hump smaller hold in place cross your finger heal lung and rib cage smaller hump smilies adds apnemo thorax blood loss with more pain to the scoliosis correction less noticeddeformity.

In brief: Yes
This procedure is cosmetic reduction of a rib hump present think of robs as a ring you want to make smaller so you take piece out of the ring squeeze the ring until threshes touch holo place for 2 monthsring smaller hump smaller hold in place cross your finger heal lung and rib cage smaller hump smilies adds apnemo thorax blood loss with more pain to the scoliosis correction less noticeddeformity.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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