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Operation to end misery of being born with a caved-in chest
News February 14, 2015 5575  
"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...
Cardiothoracic surgeon performs unusual surgery on elite athlete
News February 17, 2015 3186  
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...
CHKD surgery gives man the gift of deep breaths
News April 05, 2015 3022  
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...
SML resident undergoes experimental surgery
News April 23, 2015 3017  
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...
Hope for teenagers suffering from ‘Sunken Chest’ Syndrome
News August 25, 2015 2502  
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...
delhi-hospital-story
News November 27, 2018 79  
A 16-year-old boy from Iraq, suffering from severe depression deformity of anterior chest wall since birth, was given a new lease of life at a private hospital in Delhi....
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