Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

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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.historical, and stems from the strict diagnostic criteria of a€œtruea€ NTOS outlined by Gilliatt et al. in 1970 [4]. ... ICD-9 procedure codes for rib resection and scalenectomy were linked back to specific diagnostic codes for either axillary/ subclavian aneurysm or embolism (arterial TOS), subclavian DVT or thrombolysis procedureanbsp;...

Title:Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Author:Karl A. Illig, Robert W. Thompson, Julie Ann Freischlag, Dean M. Donahue, Sheldon E. Jordan, Peter I. Edgelow
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2014-07-08


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