Essentials and Safeguards of Surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- Variations of the Course of the Upper Trunk of the Brachial Plexus and their Clinical Significance for the Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: A Study on 93 Cadavers. Natsis, Konstantinos; Totlis, Trifon; Tsikaras, Prokopios; Anastasopoulos, Nikolaos; Skandalakis, Panagiotis; Koebke, Juergen // American Surgeon;Feb2006, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p188
The aim of this study is the recording of the variations of the course of the upper trunk (UT) of the brachial plexus (BP) and their clinical significance for the thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) and the anesthetic blockade of the BP. Five different anatomical variations of the course of the UT of...
- Benign Anatomical Mistakes: The Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Skandalakis, John E.; Mirilas, Petros // American Surgeon;Oct2001, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p1007
Focuses on thoracic outlet syndrome, the compression of the brachial plexus and the subclavian vessels at the upper opening of the thorax. Confusion in the anatomical nomenclature of the area; History and related literature; Redefinition of the thoracic outlet syndrome.
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Anatomical and Surgical Perspective. Ul Hassan, Ashfaq; Hamid, Sajad; Jeelani, Showkat; Rasool, Zahida; Hamid, Shahnawaz; Jan, Irfan // JK Science;Apr-Jun2011, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p57
A review of the article "Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Anatomical and Surgical Perspective" by Ashfaq Ul Hassan, Sajad Hamid, Showkat Jeelani, Zahida Rasool, Shahnawaz Hamid and Irfan Jan, which appeared in the April-June 2011, is presented.
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. DeLaurentis, Dominic A.; Wolferth Jr., Charles C.; Friedman, Paul // Angiology;Sep1974, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p548
A patient with a thoracic outlet syndrome produced by a large intra-axillary lipoma is presented. Removal of this lipoma without removal of either the first rib or clavicle produced reversal of the patient's symptoms which were primarily neurologic. This report emphasizes the fact that although...
- Thoracic outlet syndromes in sport: a practical review in the face of limited evidence -- unusual pain presentation in an athlete. Twaij, H.; Rolls, A.; Sinisi, M.; Weiler, R. // British Journal of Sports Medicine;Nov2013, Vol. 47 Issue 17, p1080
Despite thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) being first described early in the 19th century, the subsequent literature seems limited, focusing on case reports and investigations providing little assistance in the management of equivocal presentations. Best practice clinical management, with little...
- New Concepts of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome That Explain Etiology, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Roos, David B. // Vascular Surgery;Sep/Oct1979, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p313
Presents a study which focused on new concepts of thoracic outlet syndrome. Etiology of the disease; Symptoms of the disease; Diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
- TORASÄ°K Ã‡IKIÅž SENDROMUNDA GÄ°RÄ°ÅžÄ°MSEL AÄžRI TEDAVÄ°SÄ° YAKLAÅžIMLARI. Ekmekçi, Perihan; Kansu Kazbek, Baturay // Bulletin of Thoracic Surgery / Toraks Cerrahisi BÃ¼lteni;Jun2014, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p141
Thoracic outlet syndrome is defined as the entrapment of neurovascular structures in the thoracic outlet region. This syndrome can be divided into vascular, neurogenic and nonspecific in terms of diagnosis and treatment. Physical examination, provacative tests, EMG, imaging techniques and...
- TORASÄ°K Ã‡IKIÅž SENDROMUNUN CERRAHÄ°SÄ°NDE TRANSAKSÄ°LLER YAKLAÅžIM. Kaplan, Tevfik; Han, Serdar // Bulletin of Thoracic Surgery / Toraks Cerrahisi BÃ¼lteni;Jun2014, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p112
Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) represents a group of heterogeneous and potentially disabling upper-extremity illness that is caused by extrinsic compression of neurovascular structures in the thoraco-cervico-axillary region. Thoracic outlet syndrome can be classified as vascular (arterial and...
- scalenus syndrome. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1947
A definition of the term "scalenus syndrome" is presented. It refers to a symptom complex characterized by brachial neuritis with or without vascular or vasomotor disturbance in the upper extremities. This syndrome is also called scalenus anticus syndrome. The symptoms of this syndrome include...