Extensive or partial first rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome? The contribution of three-dimensional imaging to the preoperative planning and the postoperative evaluation


Journal Article

© 2018 The Authors. Clinical Case Reports published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Transaxillary partial excision of the first rib is associated with minimal morbidity and excellent relief of symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome due to instant and permanent obviation of the external arterial compression. Three-dimensional imaging offers incremental value of the surgical outcome, highlighting the role of minimally invasive partial resection.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Spartalis, E; Spartalis, M; Tsilimigras, DI; Moris, D; Garmpis, N; Damaskos, C; Dimitroulis, D; Troupis, T; Tomos, P

Published Date

  • August 1, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 1631 - 1632

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2050-0904

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/ccr3.1617

Citation Source

  • Scopus