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CHKD surgery gives man the gift of deep breaths
News Updated April 05, 2015 3682
Cole was born with a chest deformity that caused his breastbone to press down on his lungs and heart. He'd been through three surgeries - at 5, 15 and...
Munster's Wilson Beckman the Post-Tribune's Boys Swimmer of the Year
News Updated December 05, 2016 3627
Bouncing back from trying circumstances is nothing new for Beckman. In eighth grade, he underwent surgery for pectus excavatum, a condition in which a person's breastbone is sunken into...
Pulmonary function before and after the Nuss procedure in adolescents with pectus excavatum: correlation with morphological subtypes
Research ipectusipectus March 22, 2015 5026 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...
WMC Paramedic to Face the Surgery of Her Life
News Updated March 12, 2015 3416
As one Wyoming Medical Center paramedic prepares for the surgery of her life, other hospital workers have come up with a way to support a colleague who has done...
PCH, Mayo Clinic perform special surgery on patients from across US
News Updated March 04, 2015 4744
"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...
District champ Vester shows ‘metal’ for swimming
News February 28, 2015 3199
Not every swimmer at the state meet in Canton has had a metal bar in his or her chest. Indian Hill High School senior Sam Vester,...
Wheeling Park Swimmer Mueller Overcoming Odds
News February 26, 2015 3482
Mueller has what's known as pectus excavatum, or the ribs and sternum are growing abnormally inward. This produces a caved-in or sunken appearance of the chest. It can either...
'Exercise and Fitness with Pectus' Webinar Mar 18, 2015
News Updated February 24, 2015 9317
Pectus.com will be hosting an online Live Webinar Mar 18 from 9-10pm EDT exploring exercise and fitness for those with pectus. Topics will include...
Wesley Medical Center hires pediatric surgeon
News February 17, 2015 3298
Wesley Medical Center has hired the area’s first permanent pediatric surgeon since the departure of Kimberly Molik in August 2013. Mark Saxton practiced in Omaha for...
Cardiothoracic surgeon performs unusual surgery on elite athlete
News Updated February 17, 2015 3929
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...
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