How is recurrence of thoracic outlet syndrome prevented?

Updated: Jan 10, 2019
  • Author: Daryl A Rosenbaum, MD; Chief Editor: Sherwin SW Ho, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Patients may require continued postoperative anticoagulation with warfarin.

  • To help prevent recurrence of thoracic outlet syndrome, the patient should avoid sleeping with his or her arms in an overhead position.


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