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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 5048625, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5048625
Research Article

Effects of Pectus Excavatum on the Spine of Pectus Excavatum Patients with Scoliosis

1Tianjin Key Laboratory of the Design and Intelligent Control of the Advanced Mechatronical System, Tianjin University of Technology, Binshuixi Road, No. 391, Tianjin 300384, China
2Tianjin Key Laboratory for Control Theory & Applications in Complicated Systems, Tianjin University of Technology, Binshuixi Road, No. 391, Tianjin 300384, China
3Military General Hospital of Beijing PLA, Beijing 100026, China

Correspondence should be addressed to WeiHong Zhong; moc.621@624gnohz

Received 24 February 2017; Revised 13 April 2017; Accepted 30 April 2017; Published 3 July 2017

Academic Editor: Ming Zhang

Copyright © 2017 WeiHong Zhong et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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