Category: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

#Illini basketball star achieves success after TOS surgery

Malcolm Hill, a University of Illinois basketball player, enjoys success after surgery by Dr. Robert Thompson to treat a blood...

MLB pitcher Chris Young resumes career after surgery

Chris Young pitched for the Kansas City Royals after neurogenic TOS surgery. See article about his surgery and career in...

Benedictine University pitcher returns to mound after TOS surgery

Benedictine University pitcher Drake Curry said he felt like he was throwing 100 pounds. After thoracic outlet syndrome surgery, performed...

TOS surgery puts nurse anesthetist on the top of the world

Nurse anesthetist Gosia Borchardt climbed Mount Everest after thoracic outlet surgery by vascular surgeon Robert Thompson, MD. See story in...

Robert Thompson co-editor of a book on TOS

Robert Thompson, MD, director of the Washington University Center for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, is co-editor of a...

Rib fractures linked to circulatory disorder often seen in athletes

Surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified tiny fractures and other rib abnormalities in patients...