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ALLMedicine™ Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Center

Research & Reviews  289 results

Reliability and Validity of the Elevated Arm Stress Test in the Diagnosis of Neurogenic...
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Pesser N, de Bruijn BI et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - To assess the test-retest reliability and validity of the elevated arm stress test (EAST) as measured by the duration in a cohort of patients with suspected neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (NTOS). Retrospective analysis of prospectively collec...

Reliability and Validity of the Standardized Elevated Arm Stress Test in the diagnosis ...
Journal of Vascular Surgery; Pesser N, de Bruijn BI et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - We developed a standardized elevated arm stress test (EAST)-meter to standardize posture and measure additional grip and fatigue parameters. This study aims to determine the reliability and validity of the standardized EAST (sEAST) in the diagnosi...

Surgery versus continued conservative treatment for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome...
European Journal of Vascular and endoVascular Surgery : T... Goeteyn J, Pesser N et. al.

May 11th, 2022 - Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (NTOS) is one of the most controversial clinical entities in medicine. Several major case series have shown promising results of surgery, however solid scientific evidence is lacking. The aim of this trial was t...

Successful paraclavicular surgical decompression for recurrent venous thoracic outlet s...
Vascular Pesonen LO, Knol MC et. al.

May 5th, 2022 - Recurrent effort thrombosis after prior surgical intervention for venous thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is an uncommon problem, and there are multiple alternative surgical approaches in the management of recurrent venous TOS. We present a case of ...

A Rare Case of Bilateral Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Following Neck Injury.
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery; Rotelli B, Hunter JL et. al.

May 3rd, 2022 - Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is a rare condition caused by compression of the neurovascular structures of the thoracic outlet. Patients with TOS are found to have a greater prevalence of supernumerary or abnormal first ribs compared to the gener...

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Guidelines  1 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Zurkiya O et. al.

May 7th, 2020 - Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is the clinical entity that occurs with compression of the brachial plexus, subclavian artery, and/or subclavian vein at the superior thoracic outlet. Compression of each of these structures results in characteristic...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

The Clinical and Radiological Outcomes of the Use of Titanium Elastic Nail in The Fixation of Fresh Non-comminuted Fracture Mid-shaft Clavicle

Apr 7th, 2022 - Introduction: The midshaft clavicle fractures account for 3 to 5% of all injuries and 70 to 80% of all clavicle fractures.[1,2] In young adults, these fractures are usually related to sports or vehicle accidents, whereas in children and elderly, t...

Corticosteroid and Repeated Dextrose Hydro-dissection for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Patients

Dec 15th, 2021 - Introduction: Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most prevalent peripheral nerve entrapment of upper limb. Typical symptoms comprise pain, numbness or tingling of the thumb and index, middle or ring fingers. Thumb weakness and decreased grip stre...

Clinical Routine in Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Jun 3rd, 2021 - Patients will have recording on a database of all investigations that were eventually performed for the diagnosis or follow up of their disease, among which: Characteristics (Age, Gender height, weight, ongoing treatment , professional activity, s...

Forms of Cervical Brachial Syndrome Treated With Plasma Concentrate Enriched for A2M

Mar 4th, 2021 - Regional pain in the neck, shoulder and arm is a common problem when there is exposure to repetitive work with a prevalence of about fifty percent. In the absence of a widespread pain conditions, and when cervical radiculopathy is ruled out with a...

CFD Analysis and Risk of TOS in Sport

Jun 11th, 2020 - Repetitive upper extremity use in athletes may be associated with the development of neurogenic and vascular thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) which typically presents as upper extremity symptoms caused by compression of the neurovascular structures ...

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News  9 results

First TOS Reporting Standards Published

Aug 29th, 2016 - SVS members now have access to the first-ever reporting standards for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, published in the September issue (online) at the Journal of Vascular Surgery. Drs.

Choosing the transaxillary or supraclavicular approach for neurogenic TOS
Julie Ann Freischlag, MD, Karl A. Illig, MD

Jul 28th, 2016 - The transaxillary approach has its advantages I began my vascular fellowship at UCLA on July 1, 1986 – the previous day I was a chief surgery resident running a VA general surgery service where my last emergency case that evening was an abdominal.

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Current Concepts, Imaging Features, and Therapeutic Strategies

Jul 24th, 2015 - Thoracic Outlet Decompression Indications for surgical decompression are controversial. They include symptomatic patients who have vascular (arterial or venous) TOS and are not at high risk for surgery, patients with true neurologic TOS and acute.

Shoulder Examination of the Overhead Athlete

Jul 24th, 2015 - One examination that can be used to detect thoracic outlet syndrome is the Adson test. 7 During this maneuver, the radial pulse is palpated with the arm at rest on the patient’s side.

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Patient Education  5 results see all →