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Thoracic outlet syndrome

Author: Karl A Illig
Publisher: London ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a condition estimated to affect as many as 80 of every 1000 patients in the US alone. While estimates vary widely based in part on lack of consensus as to the definition of the syndrome, as many as 3000 first rib resections are performed annually in the US. TOS comprises at least three separate conditions. The most common, neurogenic TOS, refers to the condition where the brachial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Thoracic outlet syndrome.
London : Springer, [2013]
(DLC) 2013938870
(OCoLC)825743137
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karl A Illig
ISBN: 9781447143666 1447143663
OCLC Number: 843384025
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiii, 705 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Part I: Background and Basic Principles --
A Brief History of the Thoracic Outlet Compression Syndromes --
Embryology of the Thoracic Outlet --
Anatomy of the Thoracic Outlet and Related Structures --
Clinical Incidence and Prevalence: Basic Data on the Current Scope of the Problem --
Part II: Neurogenic TOS: General Principles --
NTOS for the Primary Care Team: When to Consider the Diagnosis? --
Anatomy and Pathophysiology of NTOS --
Clinical Presentation of Patients with NTOS --
Differential Diagnosis in Patients with Possible NTOS --
NTOS from the Physical Therapists' Point of View --
The Gilliatt-Sumner Hand --
NTOS in the Pediatric Age Group --
NTOS in the Competitive Athlete --
Cervical Ribs and NTOS --
NTOS and Repetitive Trauma Disorders --
Pectoralis Minor Syndrome --
Double Crush Syndrome --
Ergonomic and Postural Issues in NTOS --
Radiographic Imaging in Diagnosis and Assessment of NTOS --
Electrophysiological Assessment and Nerve Function in NTOS --
Scalene Test Blocks and Interventional Techniques in Patients with TOS --
Development of Consensus-Based Diagnostic Criteria for NTOS --
Pathways of Care and Treatment Options for Patients with NTOS --
Physical Therapy for NTOS --
Occupational Therapy Treatment for NTOS --
Chiropractic Treatment of NTOS --
Complementary and Alternative Medicine and NTOS --
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and NTOS --
Part III: Neurogenic TOS: Surgical Techniques --
Surgical Techniques: Operative Decompression Using the Transaxillary Approach for NTOS --
Surgical Techniques: Operative Decompression Using the Supraclavicular Approach for NTOS --
Surgical Techniques: Pectoralis Minor Tenotomy for NTOS --
Surgical Techniques: Cervical Sympathectomy in the Treatment of CRPS/RSD --
Surgical Techniques: Posterior Approach for Reoperative NTOS --
Part IV: Neurogenic TOS: Outcomes and Future Directions --
NTOS: Postoperative Care --
Passive and Active Rehabilitation After First Rib Resection --
Pain Management in Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome --
Pharmacologic Strategies --
Pain Management in NTOS --
Advanced Techniques --
Psychosocial Factors in NTOS --
Psychiatric Considerations in NTOS --
Assessment and Treatment of Recurrent NTOS --
Outcomes After Treatment of NTOS --
Directions in Clinical Research on NTOS --
Part V: Neurogenic TOS: Controversies in NTOS --
Controversies in NTOS: Is Laboratory Testing Necessary in Patients with NTOS? --
Controversies in NTOS: Inflammation and Symptom Formation in NTOS --
Controversies in NTOS: Transaxillary or Supraclavicular First Rib Resection in NTOS? --
Controversies in NTOS: To Remove the First Rib or Not? --
Controversies in NTOS: Is NTOS Overdiagnosed --
or Underdiagnosed? Controversies in NTOS: Is TO Decompression a Vascular, Thoracic, or Neurosurgical Procedure? --
Part VI: Venous TOS: General Principles --
VTOS for the Primary Care Team: When to Consider the Diagnosis --
Anatomy and Pathophysiology of VTOS --
Clinical Presentation and Patient Evaluation in VTOS --
VTOS in the Patient Requiring Chronic Hemodialysis Access --
VTOS in the Pediatric Age Group --
VTOS in the Competitive Athlete --
Advanced Imaging for Vascular TOS --
Differential Diagnosis, Decision-Making, and Pathways of Care for VTOS --
Management of the Patient Who Presents Late After Thrombosis --
Conservative (Non-Operative) Treatment of VTOS --
Hypercoagulable Conditions and VTOS --
Physical and Occupational Therapy for Patients with VTOS --
Part VII: Venous TOS: Surgical Techniques --
Surgical Techniques: Thrombolysis, IVUS, and Balloon Angioplasty for VTOS --
Surgical Techniques: Operative Decompression Using the Transaxillary Approach for VTOS --
Surgical Techniques: Operative Decompression Using the Infraclavicular Approach for VTOS --
Surgical Techniques: Operative Decompression Using the Paraclavicular Approach for VTOS --
Surgical Techniques: Medial Claviculectomy for VTOS --
Surgical Techniques: Jugular Turndown and Other Venous Reconstructions for VTOS --
Part VIII: Venous TOS: Outcomes and Future Directions --
VTOS: Postoperative Care --
Outcomes After Treatment of VTOS --
Assessment and Treatment of Recurrent VTOS --
Directions in Clinical Research on VTOS --
Part IX: Venous TOS: Controversies in VTOS --
Controversies in VTOS: Is Lysis Always Required in Patient with Effort Thrombosis? --
Controversies in VTOS: Is Costoclavicular Junction Decompression Always Needed in VTOS? --
Controversies in VTOS: Timing of First Rib Resection After Thrombolysis --
Controversies in VTOS: What Is the Best Approach to the First Rib in VTOS? --
Controversies in VTOS: Is There Ever a Role for Venous Stents in VTOS? --
Controversies in VTOS: How Long Should Anticoagulation Be Used in VTOS? --
Controversies in VTOS: What to Do About the Contralateral Side? --
Part X: Arterial TOS: General Principles --
Anatomy and Pathophysiology of ATOS --
Clinical Presentation and Patient Evaluation in ATOS --
Management of Digital Emboli, Vasospasm, and Ischemia in ATOS --
ATOS in the Competitive Athlete --
Congenital Abnormalities, Cervical Ribs, and Related Bony Abnormalities --
ATOS in the Pediatric Age Group --
Differential Diagnosis, Decision-Making, and Pathways of Care for ATOS --
Part XI Arterial TOS: Surgical Techniques --
Surgical Techniques: Thrombolysis and Endovascular Intervention for ATOS --
Surgical Techniques: Approach to the Axillosubclavian Artery --
Surgical Techniques: Axillary Artery Reconstruction for ATOS --
Part XII: Arterial TOS: Outcomes and Future Directions --
Outcomes After Treatment of ATOS --
Assessment and Treatment of Recurrent/Residual ATOS --
Directions in Clinical Research on ATOS --
Part XIII: Additional Topics Related to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome --
TOS: The Perspective of the Patient --
Nerve and Arterial Injury After First Rib Resection --
Postoperative Complex Regional Pain Syndrome --
Functional Outcome and Quality-of-Life Assessment Instruments in TOS --
Medicolegal Issues in TOS --
Disability and Workman's Compensation Issues in TOS --
Internet-Based Patient and Clinician Resources for TOS --
Establishing a TOS-Focused Practice.
Responsibility: Karl A. Illig [and others], editors.

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Vascular, thoracic, and neurosurgeons, neurologists, psychiatrists and psychologists, physical therapists, occupational medicine specialists, and pain specialists alike, will find this book to be a  Read more...

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