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First rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome

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Capital Health (N.S.). Thoracic Surgery. Halifax, NS: Capital Health , 2014.
Pamphlet Number
1549
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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is a condition caused by compression (squeezing) of nerves or blood vessels in the thoracic outlet. This is the area between the base of the neck and the armpit, including the front of the shoulders and chest. The causes, symptoms, how TOS is diagnosed, and treatment options are covered. Information on what to expect after surgery, the importance of physiotherapy, and what to avoid after surgery are also provided.
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Corporate Author
Capital Health (N.S.). Thoracic Surgery
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Capital Health
Date of Publication
2014
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (8 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Rib - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Thoracic outlet syndrome
Ribs--Surgery
Abstract
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is a condition caused by compression (squeezing) of nerves or blood vessels in the thoracic outlet. This is the area between the base of the neck and the armpit, including the front of the shoulders and chest. The causes, symptoms, how TOS is diagnosed, and treatment options are covered. Information on what to expect after surgery, the importance of physiotherapy, and what to avoid after surgery are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Thoracic Surgery Practice Council
Pamphlet Number
1549
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