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High School Basketball Player Signs with College after Nuss Surgery
May 08, 2015 3100  
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...
Wyoming medic recovering from major surgery eager to return to work
April 24, 2015 2484  
A paramedic diagnosed with pectus excavatum, a condition that forced her sternum to compress her heart, shifting her heart into her left lung, underwent surgery and is recovery. Tami...
SML resident undergoes experimental surgery
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...
Beauty Queen Who Had Pectus Excavatum Gives Back
April 22, 2015 2855  
Sarah Manuel, the reigning Miss Paradise Kauai 2015, knows what children go through when they need to have surgery. “When I was 5 years old, I...
CHKD surgery gives man the gift of deep breaths
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...
Munster's Wilson Beckman the Post-Tribune's Boys Swimmer of the Year
March 25, 2015 3012  
Bouncing back from trying circumstances is nothing new for Beckman. In eighth grade, he underwent surgery for pectus excavatum, a condition in which a person's breastbone is sunken into...
WMC Paramedic to Face the Surgery of Her Life
March 12, 2015 2782  
As one Wyoming Medical Center paramedic prepares for the surgery of her life, other hospital workers have come up with a way to support a colleague who has done...
PCH, Mayo Clinic perform special surgery on patients from across US
March 04, 2015 3710  
"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...
District champ Vester shows ‘metal’ for swimming
February 28, 2015 2567  
Not every swimmer at the state meet in Canton has had a metal bar in his or her chest. Indian Hill High School senior Sam Vester,...
Wheeling Park Swimmer Mueller Overcoming Odds
February 26, 2015 2785  
Mueller has what's known as pectus excavatum, or the ribs and sternum are growing abnormally inward. This produces a caved-in or sunken appearance of the chest. It can either...
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