Chest Wall Patient Stories

Brandon Gottlieb is extremely glad that he had surgery for his pectus excavatum, or sunken chest, even though it meant sitting out some of his basketball season during freshman year. The Nuss procedure expanded his chest and his confidence. The Chest Wall program tailors care for every patient by offering a range of non-surgical and surgical options.

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William Lang hoped that exercising would make his pectus excavatum, or sunken chest, less noticeable but it kept getting worse. The teen decided to undergo surgery to lift his sternum and expand his chest cavity. His mom was grateful that the Chest Wall program uses innovations to provide radiation-free imaging and safer pain control methods, helping William bounce back quickly.

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