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'Exercise and Fitness with Pectus' Webinar Mar 18, 2015
February 23, 2015 7640  
Pectus.com 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 2662  
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
February 17, 2015 3186  
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
February 17, 2015 3744  
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
February 15, 2015 3399  
The Pectus.com "Pectus Awareness" web store is now open! 100% of net proceeds go towards our charity. 10% of your purchase is tax deductible! ...
Teenager, 17, dies after surgery to correct sunken hollow in her chest
February 15, 2015 3983  
‘She was witty and bright and she had a lovely boyfriend and lots of friends." Very tragic story here (happened in 2012, but posted Sept 29,...
Cats Can Get Pectus Excavatum Too
February 15, 2015 5100  
"It turned out that Clark had a condition called pectus excavatum, also known as “funnel chest.” In this disease, the breast bone and the cartilage that connects the ribs...
Operation to end misery of being born with a caved-in chest
February 14, 2015 5576  
"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...
CHKD surgeons use vacuum bell device to treat pectus excavatum
February 14, 2015 14530  
Surgeons at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters (CHKD) have fitted a patient with a device that might eliminate the need for surgery in some patients with one...
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