Title

Supraclavicular Right/Left First Rib Resection

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2019

Identifier

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-24212-1_118

Abstract

This chapter describes the surgical procedure for supraclavicular right/left first rib resection. The text includes an introduction that outlines the indications, risks, alternatives, essential steps, and variations in technique for the procedure in question. This is followed by a template operative dictation, that provides the reader with an operative report, such as is found in a patient chart or electronic medical record. A description is provided of the following critical concepts for this procedure: resection of the anterior scalene and middle scalene muscles, division of fibrous constrictions in the operative field, removal of a cervical rib, removal of the first rib.

Journal Title

Operative Dictations in Pediatric Surgery

First Page

457

Last Page

459

Keywords

Pediatric surgery; Operative dictation; Thoracic outlet syndrome; First rib; Neurogenic pain; Axillary vein compression; Axillary artery compression

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