Operative Technique of First Rib Resection Via Subclavicular Approach

J. Ernesto Molina

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A subclavicular approach to the first rib for resection in cases of subclavian vein thrombosis or chronic obstruction is described. The steps of the surgical procedure are described. The technique is ideally suited for emergency care of Paget-Schroetter syndrome patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)667-672
Number of pages6
JournalVascular and Endovascular Surgery
Issue number9
StatePublished - Nov 1993


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