Capital Health (N.S.). Thoracic Surgery.
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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.