Surgery for paediatric thoracic outlet syndrome

  title={Surgery for paediatric thoracic outlet syndrome},
  author={P. J. M. A. D. Teddy and Reuben D. Johnson and Ruilong Cai and David Wallace},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Neuroscience},
The effectiveness of operative treatment of paediatric thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) has been analysed, and an attempt made to improve the definition of the condition in terms of presentation, aetiology and diagnosis. A retrospective review of postoperative pain, functional capability and overall outcome was carried out on 13 patients (<18 years) treated by a single surgeon. In 20 operations, 17 were scalenotomies, and three were transaxillary rib resections (TARRs). Follow-up was 6-96 months… CONTINUE READING

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