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Munster's Wilson Beckman the Post-Tribune's Boys Swimmer of the Year
Updated December 05, 2016 4019
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
Updated March 12, 2015 3821
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
Updated March 04, 2015 5494
"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 3546
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 3961
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...
'Exercise and Fitness with Pectus' Webinar Mar 18, 2015
Updated February 24, 2015 10516 will be hosting an online Live Webinar Mar 18 from 9-10pm EDT exploring exercise and fitness for those with pectus. Topics will include...
Wesley Medical Center hires pediatric surgeon
February 17, 2015 3612
Wesley Medical Center has hired the area’s first permanent pediatric surgeon since the departure of Kimberly Molik in August 2013. Mark Saxton practiced in Omaha for...
Cardiothoracic surgeon performs unusual surgery on elite athlete
Updated February 17, 2015 4485
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...
Breast augmentation does not increase risk of complications with pectus excavatum repair
Updated February 17, 2015 5613
In a retrospective review, researchers determined that cosmetic breast surgery can be performed concurrently with pectus excavatum repair without an increased risk for complications. The...
Pectus Gear Store Open
Updated February 17, 2015 4833
The "Pectus Awareness" web store is now open! 100% of net proceeds go towards our charity. 10% of your purchase is tax deductible! ...
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