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Operation to end misery of being born with a caved-in chest
News February 14, 2015 4834  
"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...
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News September 09, 2015 3912  
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...
First ever pectus excavatum correction surgery with 3D printed titanium plate completed in China
News September 14, 2015 3779  
"...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...
Teenager, 17, dies after surgery to correct sunken hollow in her chest
News February 15, 2015 3573  
‘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,...
PCH, Mayo Clinic perform special surgery on patients from across US
News March 04, 2015 3229  
"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...
Cardiothoracic surgeon performs unusual surgery on elite athlete
News February 17, 2015 2899  
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...
High School Basketball Player Signs with College after Nuss Surgery
News May 08, 2015 2816  
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...
Teen lifts himself to health
News January 08, 2016 2791  
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...
SML resident undergoes experimental surgery
News April 23, 2015 2759  
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...
CHKD surgery gives man the gift of deep breaths
News April 05, 2015 2722  
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...
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