Pectus News

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New Website to help Europeans navigate health care
June 26, 2016 2331
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 3020
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 2778
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. ...
Non-Narcotic Nerve Blocker Can Reduce Pain, Shorten Hospital Stays for Nuss Patients
May 17, 2016 4229
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...
Hinsdale Central's Nick Midlash sets personal milestones after surgery
April 08, 2016 2987
Over winter break in December 2014, months before his sophomore track season, Hinsdale Central's Nick Midlash had surgery on his rib cage because of pectus excavatum, a condition in...
Young girl with pectus excavatum and a broken ankle still finishes her race
Updated April 05, 2016 3313
After stumbling twice on the rough terrain, Autumn thought she’d just badly sprained her right ankle. But a hospital X-ray later confirmed she had actually broken it -...
Gorlin basal cell nevus syndrome - a rare syndrome that includes pectus excavatum
April 01, 2016 2526
Other symptoms may also occur in other organ systems. These include skeletal malformations and manifestations in the eyes, soft tissue, central nervous system, and endocrine organs. A review of...
Tim Melville overcoming odds, on brink of big-league debut
March 26, 2016 2754
Tim Melville will often scan a crowd and find a kid that is just like he was. It’s a small thing and he can see it in their posture...
Teen lifts himself to health
January 08, 2016 3987
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...
Pectus excavatum may sound arcane, but chest wall disorder is fairly common disorder
Updated January 07, 2016 2825
The Specialist: An assistant professor of thoracic surgery at Mount Sinai, Dr. Andrew Kaufman specializes in treating disorders of the chest wall — including pectus excavatum...
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