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Impedance plethysmographic observations in thoracic outlet syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2102916     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Forty patients with symptoms of neuro-vascular compression in the upper extremities were subjected to impedance plethysmographic study using Parulkar's method. Two patients recorded decreased blood flow (BFI) in supine position and were diagnosed as having partial occlusion at subclavian level. Sixteen of the patients recorded decreased BFI on 90 degrees abduction and hyper-abduction. Twelve of these patients had radiological evidence of anomalous cervicle ribs. In remaining four patients extrinsic impression on the subclavian artery due to fibrous deposits was confirmed by arteriography. Remaining 22 patients recorded normal impedance plethysmograms. Impedance plethysmography thus provided a non-invasive modality for confirmation of vascular compression in thoracic outlet syndrome.
Authors:
S N Nerurkar; G D Jindal; S A Pedhenekar; D K Gupta; A K Deshpande; H L Deshmukh; G B Parulkar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of postgraduate medicine     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0022-3859     ISO Abbreviation:  J Postgrad Med     Publication Date:  1990 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-10-02     Completed Date:  1991-10-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985196R     Medline TA:  J Postgrad Med     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  154-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular, Seth G. S. Medical College, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Plethysmography, Impedance*
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome / physiopathology*

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