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Operation to end misery of being born with a caved-in chest
News Updated February 17, 2015 7102
"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...
First ever pectus excavatum correction surgery with 3D printed titanium plate completed in China
News Updated September 15, 2015 6388
"...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...
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News Updated September 09, 2015 5231
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...
PCH, Mayo Clinic perform special surgery on patients from across US
News Updated March 04, 2015 4830
"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...
Teenager, 17, dies after surgery to correct sunken hollow in her chest
News Updated February 17, 2015 4724
‘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,...
Non-Narcotic Nerve Blocker Can Reduce Pain, Shorten Hospital Stays for Nuss Patients
News May 17, 2016 4479
In a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, researchers detailed how a more effective way of controlling pain has been developed, allowing children...
Teen undergoes surgery to repair sunken chest
News October 08, 2016 4324
Tyler Steck is feeling more self-confident these days and breathing a little easier. The 13-year-old will no longer be hesitant to take off his shirt around...
Teen lifts himself to health
News January 08, 2016 4194
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...
Cardiothoracic surgeon performs unusual surgery on elite athlete
News Updated February 17, 2015 4017
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 3986
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...
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