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.
Part I Background and Basic Principles.- Part II Neurogenic TOS: General Principles.- Part III Neurogenic TOS: Surgical Techniques.- Part IV Neurogenic TOS: Outcomes and Future Directions.- Part V Neurogenic TOS: Controversies in NTOS.- Part VI Venous TOS: General Principles.- Part VII Neurogenic TOS: Surgical Techniques.- Part VIII Neurogenic TOS: Outcomes and Future Directions.- Part IX Neurogenic TOS: Controversies in VTOS.- Part X Arterial TOS: General Principles.- Part XI Neurogenic TOS: Surgical Techniques.- Part XII Neurogenic TOS: Outcomes and Future Directions.- Part XIII Additional Topics Related to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.