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News Updated September 09, 2015 5809
I will never forget when my hospital door opened and in walked a Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeon and his team. I was confused. Why was he here? I had just...
Hope for teenagers suffering from ‘Sunken Chest’ Syndrome
News August 25, 2015 3506
Pectus excavatum (PE), also known as “sunken chest” or “funnel chest,” is a birth defect characterized by a sunken sternum, or breastbone. It is fairly common, affecting one in...
"Workup of the Pectus Patient" Webinar Tuesday, Sept 15
News Updated August 29, 2015 4089
"WORKUP OF THE PECTUS PATIENT" Sept 15, 7-8pm EDT on GoToWebinar - with LIVE surgeon, Dr. Michael Goretsky Our guest surgeon will be...
Teen with Pectus Excavatum Honored with Rotary Club Award
News August 04, 2015 3970
Although she could have shied away from the topic, she has chosen to share her story publicly, often blogging about her condition online. In an effort to help other...
A Breath of Hope: Woman awaits surgery for chest-wall deformity
News July 12, 2015 3865
Heather Sidwell Doan can’t wait to do what most of us take for granted: Draw a deep breath. The young mother of two has pectus excavatum,...
Pioneering chest deformity op carried out at Cardiff hospital
News July 12, 2015 5594
A Welsh hospital has become the first in the UK to offer a pioneering new treatment for patients with chest deformities. The first procedure at Cardiff's...
2 Teen Musicians Get Nussed and Change Their Lives for the Better
News June 05, 2015 3773
“It is close to a miracle as you can possibly imagine that she would meet Sam, that the mothers would then share information, that this support group kind of...
High School Basketball Player Signs with College after Nuss Surgery
News May 08, 2015 4672
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
News April 24, 2015 3393
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
News Updated April 23, 2015 4094
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...
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