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NEUROGENIC THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
TOS: Thoracic outlet may affect nerves in the brachial plexus, or the veins and arteries passing from the neck into the chest wall. If the problem spares ... Read More
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Nerve symptoms: Tos caused by nerve ; artery impingement as pass through costoclavicular dimension between clavicle (collar bone) ; top first rib; space about one cen ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carson Liu
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: There are specialists who perform 1st rib resections. It will help quite a bit and alleviate most if not all of your symptoms.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Well... yes...: surgery is cutting on tissue. It can irritate the nerve and/or produce scar tissue. It would be expected to open up the area to allow the nerve to not ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Schwartz
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Sometimes: You should definitely do some physical therapy. Sometimes the nerve discomfort may take some time to resolve. In rare cases it may persist.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable: Initial success rates are 91 to 93 percent. With time, success appears to wane. At 10 years, the success rate among all approaches ranges from 64 perc ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
TSO is caused by-: -pressure from outside of the nerves, it is not a neurological disease. Just like CTS is caused from pressure from outside of the nerve, not a neurolo ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Good with: a correct diagnosis , if it is due to compression of brachial nerves between scalene muscles and first rib , will have satisfactory out come , as t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Paul, docs can only give a prediction, not a guarantee, about the goals of any treatment. You and your surgeon felt surgery was a better option than ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Depend on surgery: it really depend on why a patient had surgery most of thoracic outlet syndrome cases does not required surgery specially the neurogenic because the ou ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. I Shaker
Dr. I Shaker answered
54 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Residual pain: Residual pain after procedure for thoracic outlet syndrome suggests persistent nerve irritation at original site or new damage to an intercostal nerve ... Read More
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