Transaxillary First Rib Resection for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Transaxillary First Rib Resection for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Transaxillary First Rib Resection for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, TOS. Patients diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, primarily neurogenic or venous TOS, may be appropriate candidates for surgical decompression. If surgery is indicated, the transaxillary approach is preferred by some surgeons because it is low risk and effective for symptom relief. This approach also hides the incision…