Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Karl A. Illig, Robert W. Thompson, Julie Ann Freischlag, Dean M. Donahue, Sheldon E. Jordan, Peter I. Edgelow

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Abstract

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome is an essential reference for physicians involved in the diagnosis, referral and treatment of the condition. Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is made up of a constellation of problems resulting from pathology at the thoracic outlet in the neck. Busy specialty practice see multiple affected patients in every clinic, however TOS can often be difficult to diagnosis. This book explores all possible ancillary care issues surrounding this complex condition, including rehabilitation, disability, natural history, and medicolegal issues, and aims to stimulate research, discussion, and a sense of community between professionals involved in this area. Vascular, thoracic, and neurosurgeons, neurologists, psychiatrists and psychologists, physical therapists, occupational medicine specialists, and pain specialists alike, will find this book to be a must have for successfully treating, referring and diagnosing TOS in clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherSpringer London
Number of pages705
ISBN (Electronic)9781447143666
ISBN (Print)9781447143659
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

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Illig, K. A., Thompson, R. W., Freischlag, J. A., Donahue, D. M., Jordan, S. E., & Edgelow, P. I. (2013). Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Springer London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-4366-6