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Hope for teenagers suffering from ‘Sunken Chest’ Syndrome
News August 25, 2015   2087  
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...
SML resident undergoes experimental surgery
News April 23, 2015   2545  
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   2477  
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...
Cardiothoracic surgeon performs unusual surgery on elite athlete
News February 17, 2015   2635  
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...
Operation to end misery of being born with a caved-in chest
News February 14, 2015   4483  
"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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