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 treated for a circulatory condition called venous thoracic outlet syndrome.

The findings come from a study of 37 patients who underwent surgery for the syndrome at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Read full Washington University School of Medicine press release.

Categories: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome