86 results - showing 61 - 70
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Hope for teenagers suffering from ‘Sunken Chest’ Syndrome
News August 25, 2015 3053
Pectus excavatum (PE), also known as “sunken chest” or “funnel chest,” is a birth defect characterized by a sunken sternum, or breastbone. It is fairly common, affecting one in...
"Workup of the Pectus Patient" Webinar Tuesday, Sept 15
News Updated August 29, 2015 3521
"WORKUP OF THE PECTUS PATIENT" Sept 15, 7-8pm EDT on GoToWebinar - with LIVE surgeon, Dr. Michael Goretsky Our guest surgeon will be...
Teen with Pectus Excavatum Honored with Rotary Club Award
News August 04, 2015 3435
Although she could have shied away from the topic, she has chosen to share her story publicly, often blogging about her condition online. In an effort to help other...
A Breath of Hope: Woman awaits surgery for chest-wall deformity
News July 12, 2015 3420
Heather Sidwell Doan can’t wait to do what most of us take for granted: Draw a deep breath. The young mother of two has pectus excavatum,...
Pioneering chest deformity op carried out at Cardiff hospital
News July 12, 2015 4831
A Welsh hospital has become the first in the UK to offer a pioneering new treatment for patients with chest deformities. The first procedure at Cardiff's...
2 Teen Musicians Get Nussed and Change Their Lives for the Better
News June 05, 2015 3437
“It is close to a miracle as you can possibly imagine that she would meet Sam, that the mothers would then share information, that this support group kind of...
High School Basketball Player Signs with College after Nuss Surgery
News May 08, 2015 3864
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...
Wyoming medic recovering from major surgery eager to return to work
News April 24, 2015 3010
A paramedic diagnosed with pectus excavatum, a condition that forced her sternum to compress her heart, shifting her heart into her left lung, underwent surgery and is recovery. Tami...
SML resident undergoes experimental surgery
News Updated April 23, 2015 3590
Surgery has been part of life for Richard “Rich” Cole. Since a young age Cole has struggled with a genetic disorder called Pectus Excavatum. It prevents proper circulation of...
Beauty Queen Who Had Pectus Excavatum Gives Back
News April 22, 2015 3540
Sarah Manuel, the reigning Miss Paradise Kauai 2015, knows what children go through when they need to have surgery. “When I was 5 years old, I...
86 results - showing 61 - 70
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Our Trusted Supporters

Copyright 2011-2019, pectus.com - All Rights Reserved

Cron Job Starts