Thoracic outlet decompression is a medical procedure used to relieve pressure on nerves and/or blood vessels that have been compressed or irritated due to thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS).
What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome?
Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a group of medical conditions that occur due to the compression, injury, or irritation of nerves and/or blood vessels (arteries and veins) in the lower neck and upper chest area. This area between the lower neck and the upper chest is known as the thoracic outlet. Thoracic outlet syndrome can affect anyone regardless of age or gender.