Arterial thoracic outlet syndrome: Rare and triggering

Umar Sadat, Melissa Loja, Ammara Usman, Julie A. Freischlag, Kevin Varty

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Arterial thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is the least common type of TOS. Patient's symptoms, clinical examination and duplex ultrasonography usually suffice in deciding patient's management. Our proposed treatment strategies are based on the Scher classification. The choice of the procedure and approach should depend on surgeon's experience and need for arterial reconstruction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)635-641
Number of pages7
JournalMinerva Cardioangiologica
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Aneurysm
  • Cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Cervical rib
  • Subclavian artery
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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