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Chest Wall Deformities in Children

Marleta Reynolds, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief; Head, Pediatric Surgery; Director, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation; Co-medical director, Institute for Fetal Health; Lydia J. Fredrickson Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Disclosure: Marleta Reynolds, MD, has no industry relationships to disclose and does not refer to products that are still investigational or not labeled for use in the context of this discussion.

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Educational objectives

At the end of this session, partcipants will be able to:

  • Recognize the different types of chest wall deformtities
  • Explain what work-up is required
  • Discuss current non-invasive treatment strategies
  • Discuss surgical options, risks and benefits

Disclosure information: Dr. Mary Nevin, Course Director; Claudia Pinto-Cooper, Planning Committee Member; Dr. John X. Thomas, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education; Genevieve Napier, CME Director; Tara Scavelli and Jennifer Banys, CME Project Specialist have nothing to disclose.

CME credit

Credit statement


Webinar was broadcast live on April 17, 2013. You can watch it on demand below and it will take approximately one hour to complete.

Go to luriechildrens.webex.com

Once on webinar website, navigate to Chest Wall Deformities in Children.


This webinar on Chest Wall Deformities will enable healthcare providers to recognize the different types, discuss the work-up needed and educate their patients on the potential options to correct. 

This webinar launched live on April 17, 2013 and will expire on April 17, 2014.  This lecture was recorded and is available on-demand. The on-demand version will also expire on April 17, 2014.  You must view the webinar in its entirety in order to link to the quiz and earn CME credit. To view, go to http://luriechildrens.webex.com

*After you have viewed the webinar, you will be automatically redirected to the Lurie Children’s website where you will be allowed to take the quiz for credit. You might need to close out of the presentation window to allow the redirect. If you are unable to view the quiz, please contact Claudia Pinto-Cooper at cpinto@luriechildrens.org


Accreditation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.