Pectus News

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Pectus patient stuns doctors by revealing he regularly drains infected implant HIMSELF with syringes bought online
August 19, 2016 2166  
A man who was born with a sunken chest said he was 'worried for my life' after he regularly drained his infected implant himself with a syringe that he...
Junction City teen holding softball clinic to give back to Shriners Hospital after surgery
August 19, 2016 1732  
Fourteen-year-old Jenna Kister could fit 164 Skittles in what she calls her “dent” before she had surgery to correct it two years ago. 'The then-12-year-old, who...
"Botched By Nature " TV show will show pectus excavatum patient
August 16, 2016 2385  
On the next episode of the new E! series, doctors Terry Dubrow and Paul Nassif travel to Iowa to meet with Brandon, who was born with pectus excavatum. ...
Reds pitcher helps local boy overcome medical condition
August 12, 2016 1801  
Tracy Blower heard about Melville and contacted him, hoping for maybe an autograph for her youngest son. Instead, Melville offered more. Much more. Melville invited Tracy,...
Does pectus actually give certain athletes a physical advantage?
August 11, 2016 2801  
The old swimming adage is that breaststrokers are born, not made. You often can look at a swimmer standing still and tell whether they are a natural fit for...
Virginia Hospital Opens Nuss Center for Chest Wall Deformities
August 03, 2016 2185  
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters (CHKD) recently unveiled a space dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of chest wall deformities in children and young adults. The new Nuss Center...
Professional Male Athletes Struggle With Body Image Issues Too
July 14, 2016 4549  
Being plagued with body image issues and insecurities is currently more common than ever, impacting individuals of all shapes and sizes. However, one would think that professional athletes, with...
New Website to help Europeans navigate health care
June 26, 2016 1761  
Europeans are becoming more and more interested in receiving cross- border healthcare, but will their insurance foot the bill? Patients often find themselves in a maze of information that...
Health Cast: Chest Wall Deformities-Surgical Solutions
June 14, 2016 2384  
A condition that you've probably never heard of can wreck a child's health and self-esteem. Pectus, or chest wall deformities, are fairly common. As many as...
Teen’s medical condition requires lesser-known surgery
June 08, 2016 2271  
Like most eighth grade boys, Matthew Thompson, of Smithton, loves spending time at the baseball field or at the basketball court taking part in a game. ...
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