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The  Questions to Ask When Choosing a Pectus Surgeon
Editorials January 14, 2016   7408  
The internet is flooding now with a simple question, "What surgeon do you recommend for Nuss surgery?" There are a lot of factors...
Operation to end misery of being born with a caved-in chest
News February 14, 2015   4483  
"Indeed, by Ben's early teens he had become a different boy, say his parents. 'The deformity became more noticeable as he grew, making him very self-conscious and meant he...
News September 09, 2015   3629  
I will never forget when my hospital door opened and in walked a Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeon and his team. I was confused. Why was he here? I had just...
Teenager, 17, dies after surgery to correct sunken hollow in her chest
News February 15, 2015   3352  
‘She was witty and bright and she had a lovely boyfriend and lots of friends." Very tragic story here (happened in 2012, but posted Sept 29,...
First ever pectus excavatum correction surgery with 3D printed titanium plate completed in China
News September 14, 2015   3346  
"...doctors in the TangDu Hospital of the fourth Military Medical University in Xi'an city, Shaanxi province, China, have recently and successfully completed a complex pectus excavatum procedure in which...
Pulmonary function before and after the Nuss procedure in adolescents with pectus excavatum: correlation with morphological subtypes
Research ipectusipectus   March 22, 2015   3143   0   0   0   0
Differences in post-Nuss procedure pulmonary function based on the pectus excavatum subtype have not been investigated in adolescents. We evaluated differences in pulmonary function before and after the Nuss...
PCH, Mayo Clinic perform special surgery on patients from across US
News March 04, 2015   2920  
"We didn't invent the procedure, we just made it better," Notrica said. "We did about 150 Pectuses last year between the Mayo Clinic and Phoenix Children's Hospital, and we...
High School Basketball Player Signs with College after Nuss Surgery
News May 08, 2015   2647  
The son of Mitch and Angie Hohlbein was having success — not only at the freshman and JV level his first two seasons — but in the summer with...
Cardiothoracic surgeon performs unusual surgery on elite athlete
News February 17, 2015   2635  
From the time he was about 8 years old, Shahab Maslehati had been well aware that his chest was sunken. It had become more pronounced in adolescence, a time...
Teen lifts himself to health
News January 08, 2016   2594  
And now the 6-foot-4 Taylor has become a stud. He said the surgeon had advised him to do weight training to build up his chest muscles. A stronger chest...
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