Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Routine venography following transaxillary first rib resection and scalenectomy (FRRS) for chronic subclavian vein thrombosis ensures excellent outcomes and vein patencyKevin Z Chang
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
Vasc Endovascular Surg 46:15-20. 2012..Using venography to guide postoperative management, 79 of 84 patients had patent veins many years postoperatively. Long-term patency, as seen by duplex scan, was achieved in nearly all patients using this protocol...
- Spectrum of thoracic outlet syndrome presentation in adolescentsKevin Chang
Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 720 Rutland Ave, Ross 759, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Arch Surg 146:1383-7. 2011..To study the outcomes of children with thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) treated surgically with transaxillary first-rib resection and scalenectomy (FRRS)...
- Preoperative thrombolysis and venoplasty affords no benefit in patency following first rib resection and scalenectomy for subacute and chronic subclavian vein thrombosisJames Lawrence Guzzo
Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
J Vasc Surg 52:658-62; discussion 662-3. 2010....