Tag: "Dr. Robert Thompson"
In the field of vascular surgery, Dr. Robert Thompson has carved out his niche here at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. The niche is thoracic outlet syndrome, or TOS. Thoracic outlet syndrome used to be a very uncommon diagnosis, but over the years has become more prevalent. Dr. Thompson became very intrigued by this disabling ailment, so much [...]
Every heard of thoracic outlet syndrome? It’s an ailment that happens to many athletes, including baseball players, in which nerves or blood vessels are compressed that serve the arm or hand. in which they have a rib removed which essentially helps to restore normal blood flow to the arm. Well, one of our vascular surgeons [...]