The place for scalenectomy and first-rib resection in thoracic outlet syndrome.

@article{Roos1982ThePF,
  title={The place for scalenectomy and first-rib resection in thoracic outlet syndrome.},
  author={David B Roos},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1982},
  volume={92 6},
  pages={1077-85}
}
For more than a century, physicians have been seeking the elusive answers to the accurate diagnosis and reliable treatment of the thoracic outlet syndromes (TOS). From evaluation of 3630 patients for possible TOS, two distinct patterns of neurologic symptoms seem apparent, that affecting the upper roots of the brachial plexus (C5, C6, and C7) and that affecting the lower roots (CS and T1). Some patients may have both types simultaneously or sequentially. The important aspects of the history and… CONTINUE READING

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From evaluation of 3630 patients for possible TOS , two distinct patterns of neurologic symptoms seem apparent , that affecting the upper roots of the brachial plexus ( C5 , C6 , and C7 ) and that affecting the lower roots ( CS and T1 ) .
From evaluation of 3630 patients for possible TOS , two distinct patterns of neurologic symptoms seem apparent , that affecting the upper roots of the brachial plexus ( C5 , C6 , and C7 ) and that affecting the lower roots ( CS and T1 ) .
From evaluation of 3630 patients for possible TOS , two distinct patterns of neurologic symptoms seem apparent , that affecting the upper roots of the brachial plexus ( C5 , C6 , and C7 ) and that affecting the lower roots ( CS and T1 ) .
From evaluation of 3630 patients for possible TOS , two distinct patterns of neurologic symptoms seem apparent , that affecting the upper roots of the brachial plexus ( C5 , C6 , and C7 ) and that affecting the lower roots ( CS and T1 ) .
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