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PCH, Mayo Clinic perform special surgery on patients from across US
Updated March 04, 2015 4634
"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 3136
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 3379
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 9156
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 3244
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 3808
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 4686
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 4147
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
Updated February 17, 2015 4597
‘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
Updated February 17, 2015 6088
"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...
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